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Electromagnetic Radiation Energy that can travel through space in the form of waves
Visible Light Light humans can see
Wavelength The distance between the crest of one wave and the crest of the next wave
Spectrum A range of colors with different wavelengths
Telescopes Are instruments that collect and focus light and other forms of Electromagnetic Radiation
Universe All of space and everything in it
Optical Telescopes A telescopes that uses lenses or mirrors to collect and focus visible light
Refracting Telescope Is a telescope that uses convex lenses to gather and focus light
Reflecting Telescopes Uses a curved mirror to collect and focus light
Radio Telescopes Detects radio waves from objects in space
Parallax Is the apparent change in position of an object when you look at it from different places
Light-Year Is the distance that light travels in one year
Created by: Bobbymickjhonson