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Arecibo observatory
Astronomical telescopes the principal function of an astronomical telescope is light gathering
Basics of radio astronomy  Discovering an Invisible Universe, The Properties of Electromagnetic Radiation, The Mechanisms of Electromagnetic Emissions, Effects of Media, Effects of Motion and Gravity, Sources of Radio Frequency Emissions, Mapping the Sky
Big bear solar observatory main interest is the physics of the Sun, located in Big Bear lake, universe, constellations, stars, astronomy
Bradford robotic telescope
Calar Alto (Spain-Almeria)
Cerro Paranal (Chile) the Paranal Observatory is located on the top of Cerro Paranal in the Atacama Desert in the northern part of Chile (map) and what is believed to be the driest area on Earth. Cerro Paranal is a 2,635-m high mountain, about 120 km south of the town of Antofagasta and 12 km inland from the Pacific Coast. The geographical coordinates are 24o 40' S, 70o 25' W
Cerro Tololo (Chile) Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory (CTIO) is a complex of astronomical telescopes and instruments located approximately 80 km to the east of La Serena, Chile at an altitude of 2200 meters
Collimating a Newtonian telescope collimating a telescope is lining up its optical components (lenses, mirrors, prisms, eyepieces) in their proper positions
Dark matter search using a low background cryogenic detector
Dark matter telescope
ESO the European Southern Observatory : an intergovernmental, European organisation for astronomical research, the ESO Very Large Telescope (VLT) at the Paranal Observatory (Atacama, Chile) is the world's largest and most advanced optical telescope
Galaxy Evolution Explorer the Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX) is an orbiting space telescope that will observe galaxies in ultraviolet light across 10 billion years of cosmic history
GLAST The Gamma-Ray Large Area Space Telescope (GLAST) is an international and multi-agency mission planned for launch in 2008. It will study the cosmos looking at objects that emit high energy wavelengths of light
Green Bank Telescope Electronics, Data Analysis, Precision Telescope, Control System, Software Development, Spectrometer, Telescope Operations, VLBI Information
Hobby-Eberly telescope (Texas) the HET is one of the world's largest optical telescopes, with an effective aperture of 9.2 meters
How Radio Telescopes Work Frequently Asked Questions About Radio Astronomy and NRAO, How Radio Telescopes Work, History of Radio Astronomy, How Are Radio Waves Produced? How Radio Communication Works, Radio Astronomy and Interference, Make Your Own Radio Image, What is the Value of Astronomy?
HubbleSite Hubble Space Telescope, universe, constellations, stars, astronomy
Hubble space telescope the best of ...
Hubble space telescope the Hubble Space Telescope is a cooperative program of the European Space Agency (ESA) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to operate a long-lived space-based observatory for the benefit of the international astronomical community
Hubble space telescope
Hubble space telescope greatest hits, 1990 to 1995
Hubble takes first image of a possible planet around another star and finds a runaway world
Infrared astronomy
Institute for astronomy Mauma Kea, live cams, telescopes, Ifa, instrumentation, Haleakala
Isaac Newton group of telescopes three telescopes located in the Canary Islands
James Webb Space telescope
Live from the hubble space telescope deployed on april 25, 1990, the hubble telescope is a giant observatory aboard a spacecraft. It can make observations of the universe using visible, near-ultraviolet and near-infrared light spectra above the filtering effect of earth's atmosphere
Mount Wilson observatory founded in December 1904 by George Ellery Hale
Neutrino hunt the largest telescope on ice goes hunting for the most elusive particle in the universe
Next generation space telescopes
Paranal observatory home page
Perth observatory research in astronomy and to provide an astronomical information service to the state of Western Australia
Pic du Midi (France) the Pic du Midi Observatory is located in the Pyrénées at an altitude of 2877 m, near Bagnères de Bigorre, France
Radio telescopes
Reflecting telescopes
Refracting telescopes
SOHO extreme ultraviolet imaging telescope
SOHO: the solar and heliospheric observatory
Space telescopes
Space telescope science the Hubble space telescope is a cooperative program of the European Space Agency (ESA) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to operate a long-lived space-based observatory for the benefit of the international astronomical community
Spitzer space telescope Spitzer space telescope, Spitzer will obtain images and spectra by detecting the infrared energy, or heat, radiated by objects in space between wavelengths of 3 and 180 microns
Star journey Hubble space telescope, National Geographic
Telescope, radio telescopes, important radio telescopes
Telescope basics refractors, newtonian reflectors, catadioptrics, aperture, focal length
Telescopes The telescopes of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory are designed to collect radio waves in an antenna, distribute this information through a correlator and then analyze the output with sophisticated software designed specifically for this purpose
Telescopes ppt file
Telescopes in education
U.S. Naval observatory
Very Energetic Radiation Imaging Telescope Array System (VERITAS)
World's largest optical telescopes William Herschel telescope, the 2.5m Isaac Newton telescope and the 1.0m Jacobus Kapteyn tlescope

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