Telescope_Viewing_Exercise

Telescope_Viewing_Exercise - Compare this telescope to the...

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ASTRO 3: TELESCOPE VIEWING EXERCISE Turn in to your section TA or Professor prior to last class Student’s Name (print): ____________________ ID #: ______________ Lab/Discussion Section: _______ Describe what you observed: What type of telescope did you use? What is the diameter of its objective? Make a sketch of how light gets into the telescope and to the eyepiece.
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Unformatted text preview: Compare this telescope to the Keck 10-m telescope. How much fainter can the Keck telescope observe (ratio of areas)? How much better is the theoretical angular resolution of the Keck telescope (ratio based on relative diameters)? Date: _________ Signature of Person in Charge:...
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2012 for the course ASTRO 3 taught by Professor Mclean during the Spring '11 term at UCLA.

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