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Reflecting telescopes are popular becouse they're? | Yahoo Answers

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Best Answer: Reflecting telescopes provide a good focus, where a ... But I believe they are more popular because for a given diameter they are ...

Why are reflecting telescopes popular - Answers.com

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Reflecting telescopes are popular because they are easier to buildthan refracting telescopes. They are more durable than a refracting telescope.

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Jun 3, 2008 ... Reflecting telescopes are popular because they're. A. more powerful than a refracting telescope.<my answer> B. smaller than a refracting ...

Reflecting telescopes are popular because they're – ZoomApps

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Jun 2, 2015 ... Reflecting telescopes are popular because they're. easier to build. These multiple choice questions MCQ – HOTS on Wonders of Light Part 1, ...

A Quick Guide To The Different Types Of Telescopes You Can Buy ...

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Apr 10, 2013 ... Also because they're a reflecting telescope you won't be able to use ... a type of telescope in its own right but because they're very popular with ...

Reflector Telescopes - Astronomy Notes

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Mar 2, 2015 ... The reflector telescope uses a mirror to gather and focus light. ... of the reflector type because of its advantages over the refractor telescope. ... Support for the objective mirror is all along the back side so they can be made very BIG! ... the Earth's surface use another lens to re-invert the image right-side up...

Reflecting vs. Refracting Stargazing Telescopes - dummies

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When you're ready to invest in a stargazing telescope, start by looking at the ... Because the mirror can be fixed onto a metal plate, reflecting telescopes can be ... the same advantages as a Newtonian reflector, plus they're much more compact.

Reflecting Telescopes

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Apr 21, 1999 ... Modern reflecting telescopes use a parabolically shaped primary mirror ... Mirrors are easier to support because they can be supported on the ...

How to Choose A Telescope for Astronomy - Sky & Telescope

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Apr 16, 2014 ... Whether you're seriously considering buying your first telescope or just .... Dollar for dollar, a reflector is the best-value scope you can buy. ... types, but we'll skip them because they're rarely encountered in amateur hands), a Newtonian ... Like a Newtonian, the popular forms of compound telescopes hav...

Why are most research telescopes reflectors? - University of ...

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Apr 20, 1999 ... BUT, one problem with glass lenses is that, like prisms, they don't bend ... the lens in any other way, otherwise you'll block the light you're trying to collect. ... astronomers prefer reflecting telescopes because they can be made ...