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Telescopes

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How a Giant Telescope Works
From YouTube, produced by ESOcast
From ESOcast, explore the state-of-the-art technology behind the Very Large telescope, which has provided astronomers with an unequalled view of the Universe. (06:54)
May 16, 2012 at 07:29 PM
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Giant Telescopes of the Future
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Astronomy is big science. It's a vast Universe out there, and the exploration of the cosmos requires huge instruments. This is the 5-meter Hale reflector on Palomar Mountain. When the European Southern Observatory came into being, fifty years ago, it... [more]
October 5, 2012 at 07:02 PM
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How Optical Telescopes Work - Astronomy at West - Motion of the Sky FYI 1
From YouTube, produced by Justin Higgins
Concepts: Refracting Telescopes, Reflecting Telescopes -------------- Part of a Blended Classroom taught at Millard West High School. Produced for Millard Public Schools by Justin Higgins. (04:02)
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November 21, 2013 at 11:35 AM
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Introduction to Telescopes (1 of 2)
From YouTube, produced by Learning4Mastery.Com
Join award winning teacher Jonathan Bergmann as he interactively teaches Astronomy: Introduction toTelescopes.  The tool of the trade of astronomy is the telescope. This lesson describes the basics of telescopes, history of the telescope, and the way... [more]
February 29, 2012 at 05:51 PM
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Introduction to Telescopes (2 of 2)
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Join award winning teacher Jonathan Bergmann as he interactively teaches Astronomy: Introduction to Telescopes.  This lesson focuses on the characteristics of refracting and reflecting telescopes.  (09:24)
February 29, 2012 at 05:56 PM
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Basic Telescope Types
From 5min, produced by Monkey See
Don Pensak of Scope City shares the different telescope types and how to choose the right scope for you. Don shows you a reflector, refractor, and compound telescopes.  He also addresses computerized vs. non-computerized telescopes.  (02:37)
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June 22, 2010 at 11:23 AM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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What to See in the Sky with a Telescope
From 5min, produced by Monkey See
Don Pensak of Scope City shares tips on how to see the night sky using your new telescope. Don will show you would to look for while looking at the moon, planets, and galaxies. (02:57)
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June 22, 2010 at 11:35 AM
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Galileo's Improvements to the Telescope
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by NOVA
Contrary to what many people think, Galileo did not invent the telescope. In this video segment adapted from NOVA, the Italian physicist and mathematician improves on an existing spyglass design to create a more powerful one -- a refracting telescope... [more]
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August 12, 2010 at 09:23 PM
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Above the Clouds: Telescopes on Mauna Kea
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by PBS
Astronomical research is dependent on technology that allows astronomers to see the universe. Telescopes act as giant eyes, capturing the light from celestial objects and processing it for astronomers to study. Generally, a space-based telescope will... [more]
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September 5, 2010 at 07:35 PM
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Getting Started with your Telescope
From 5min, produced by Monkey See
Don Pensak of Scope City explains how to get started using your new telescope. Don recommends getting a simple map of the night sky, along with a star atlas so that you can get an idea of where objects are located. (02:26)
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June 22, 2010 at 11:55 AM
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