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Telescopes, History & Kinds

Alan Mello, Estefania Feerman, Valentina Gonzalez

Optical Telescopes, Wich divide in Newtonian Reflectros, Refractors and Catadioptric TelescopesNewtonian Reflectors use mirrors to reflect light into a specific point.Refractor telescopes use lenses to bend and focus light in to a specific point.Catadioptic telescopes use a combionation of lenses and mirros to focus light into a specific place.

History of the Telescope

The first working telescopes were invented by Hans Lippershey in 1608Others claim that the first inventor was Zacharias Janssen or Jacob Metius

Galileo Galilei is often confused for the inventor of the telescope, but he actually improved it and he was the first person to record and catalog stars and planets in the night sky and study their phases. He recorded this information in his book "Siderus Nuncius".



Telescope |telskōp| nounAn optical instrument designed to make distant objects appear nearer, containing an arrangement of lenses, or of curved mirrors and lenses, by which rays of light are collected and focused and the resulting image magnified.

Types of Telescopes

What are telescopes used for?

History of Telescopes

Types of Telescopes



The telescopes are an invention that changed life drastically, with this new invention we had the opportunity to discover what make up space and life that is outside earth. This made a big step in science it revolutionized it, there are many things humans understood from observing space and gave us the opportunity to predict and see the wonders of space. It was a huge advancement for humankind, because of this humans could accomplish many mission like flying to space and landing on the moon.

The invention of the telescope has a big connection to algebra. This is because with the telescope people can observe many space objects. The distances in space are measure by light years a light year is equivalent to 9.4605284 × 1012 kilometers. To measure the distances and the location of this objects is necessary algebra, to make conversions, and most important to plot were this objects are located.


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