A brief description of the concepts is provided in each box. Many questions utilize charts, diagrams, photographs and data included in the module. In most questions students are expected to reach conclusions based on the figures and data.

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Investigation #23: Tools of the Astronomer
  • Activity oriented lens exercise including a two lens telescope setup
  • Basic telescope parameters of light gathering, magnification and resolution
  • Application of resolution concept based on an Andromeda Galaxy photograph
  • Comparison of resolution using light and radio wavelengths.
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