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Radiation from Space

Radiation from Space-Space Technology

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Optical telescopes are inside this building? Observatories
Speed of light? 300,000 km/s2
Can be used 24/7? Radio telescope
Carry energy through empty space and matter? Electromagnetic wave
Space telescope? Hubble
All the forms of electromagnetic waves in order of wavelength? Electromagnetic Spectrum
Uses a concave mirror? Reflecting Telescope
Uses a convex lens? Refracting Telescope
The number of times waves vibrate per unit of time? Frequency
All electromagnetic waves travel at what speed? The speed of light (300,000 km/s2)
A telescope that uses light? Optical Telescope
Microwaves, X-rays, gamma rays and radio waves are all examples of? Electromagnetic waves
Because the Hubble Space Telescope uses mirrors, it is what type of optical telescope? Reflecting Telescope
Why does the Hubble Telescope get clearer pictures than telescopes in observatories? Hubble is in outer space and does not have to take pictures from inside Earth's atmosphere.
Created by: ADeschensky