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Astronomy notes is an educational resource for introductory astronomy classes for undergraduates. This section discusses refracting, reflecting, and radio telescopes.  Definitions and properties of light-gathering power, resolving power, and magnifying power are also included.
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© 2004 Nick Strobel
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Galileo, history of science, instruments, observations, observatories, photometry, radio, reflecting, refracting, viewing, visible light
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Metadata instance created December 4, 2003 by Patricia Monahan
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August 16, 2005 by Marc Gagne
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