Exploring The Universe

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Telescopes can have greater magnification.
Allows us to observe distant galaxies.
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Telescopes can record observations using photography or digital cameras.
This means we can gather more data.
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Telescopes can be made with greater precision.
This means we can get clearer images.
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Telescopes that can detect other parts of the electromagnetic spectrum.
We can detect objects that emit more radio waves, infrared, UV or x-rays than visible light.
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Why are some Visible Light telescopes placed in orbit?
This is because clouds can block the view from Earth. Water vapour, dust and moving air can all distort visible light images and in some places light pollution can make it difficult to see the stars.
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Card 2

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Telescopes can record observations using photography or digital cameras.

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This means we can gather more data.

Card 3

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Telescopes can be made with greater precision.

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

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Telescopes that can detect other parts of the electromagnetic spectrum.

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

Why are some Visible Light telescopes placed in orbit?

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Preview of the front of card 5

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