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The Newtonian telescope is a type of reflecting telescope invented by the British scientist Sir ... The Newtonian telescope's simple design makes it very popular with amateur ... Newton built his reflecting telescope because he suspected it could prove his ... They are free of chromatic aberration found in refracting telescopes.

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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 ...

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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, ...

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What is a reflecting telescope? A reflecting telescope is an optical telescope which uses mirrorsto bring the light to a focus. The first one was designed by ...

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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.

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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 ...

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Aug 18, 2014 ... What made Celestron telescopes almost instantly popular with amateur ... was when Tom Johnson built a 6-inch reflector telescope for his two sons. ... comes to the quality of Celestron telescopes because they've won numerous ... Another of the Celestron telescopes in the NexStar range means that you're ...

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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.

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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 ...

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Most telescopes fall into one of two main categories: refractor or reflector. ... Rays of light travel through the objective (main) lens where they are focused at ... It has grown in popularity because it combines the best of a reflector and refractor.