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This NASA student page provides instructions and a materials list for constructing a home-made telescope. The instructions are illustrated with labeled diagrams. The bottom of the page lists follow-up questions to the activity.
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Keywords: amateur astronomy, home made, physics activity, telescope
Record Creator: Metadata instance created July 13, 2007 by Andrew Coughlin
Record Updated: Sep 20, 2012 by Lyle Barbato
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(National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, 2007), WWW Document, (http://www.nhn.ou.edu/~wilson/Physics/Astronomy/Astro1-SolarSystem/Supplemental/2007_Building_A_Telescope.doc).
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Building A Telescope, (National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, 2007), <http://www.nhn.ou.edu/~wilson/Physics/Astronomy/Astro1-SolarSystem/Supplemental/2007_Building_A_Telescope.doc>.
APA Format
Building A Telescope. (2007, July 13). Retrieved October 23, 2014, from National Aeronautics and Space Administration: http://www.nhn.ou.edu/~wilson/Physics/Astronomy/Astro1-SolarSystem/Supplemental/2007_Building_A_Telescope.doc
Chicago Format
National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Building A Telescope. Washington: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, July 13, 2007. http://www.nhn.ou.edu/~wilson/Physics/Astronomy/Astro1-SolarSystem/Supplemental/2007_Building_A_Telescope.doc (accessed 23 October 2014).
MLA Format
Building A Telescope. Washington: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2007. 13 July 2007. 23 Oct. 2014 <http://www.nhn.ou.edu/~wilson/Physics/Astronomy/Astro1-SolarSystem/Supplemental/2007_Building_A_Telescope.doc>.
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