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edited by Kara Lehman
This lab teaches students: how to determine focal length using the thin lens equation, how the diameter of a lens affects brightness, and how to determine image magnification and f-numbers.  Students then are asked to build their own refracting telescope.  After a review of questions students are then shown the different types of refracting telescopes.
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, edited by K. Lehman (1997), WWW Document, (http://web.archive.org/web/20120808193834/http://www.physics.isu.edu/~hackmart/astlblt.pdf).
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Introduction to Lenses & Telescopes, , edited by K. Lehman (1997), <http://web.archive.org/web/20120808193834/http://www.physics.isu.edu/~hackmart/astlblt.pdf>.
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Lehman, K. (Ed.). (1997). Introduction to Lenses & Telescopes. Retrieved December 16, 2017, from http://web.archive.org/web/20120808193834/http://www.physics.isu.edu/~hackmart/astlblt.pdf
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Lehman, Kara, ed. Introduction to Lenses & Telescopes. 1997. http://web.archive.org/web/20120808193834/http://www.physics.isu.edu/~hackmart/astlblt.pdf (accessed 16 December 2017).
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Lehman, Kara, ed. Introduction to Lenses & Telescopes. 1997. 16 Dec. 2017 <http://web.archive.org/web/20120808193834/http://www.physics.isu.edu/~hackmart/astlblt.pdf>.
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