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List of largest optical refracting telescopes - Wikipedia

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Here is a list of the largest optical refracting telescopes sorted by lens diameter and focal length ... However, other large refractors include a 21st-century Solar telescope which is not directly ...

Refractor Telescopes - Astronomy Notes

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Jan 7, 2011 ... A refractor telescope uses a glass lens as its objective. ... of the refractor telescope have blocked the construction of very large refractors for use ...

3-1. True or False: Different colors of light are waves with different ...

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True or False: A refracting telescope needs only one lens to form an image in ... Which type of electromagnetic radiation has had an increasingly large “window”.

What is the reason why large (30 inches or larger) refractor ... - Quora

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Basically its return on investment, (your option 2) much much cheaper to make a 30 inch mirror ... What is the reason why large (30 inches or larger) refractor telescopes are not made? I have heard two reasons for this: 1) A glass lens of that ...

Refracting Telescopes | Las Cumbres Observatory

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The refractive index of a medium is the ratio of the speed of light in a vacuum to the speed of light ... The larger the lens, the more light the telescope can gather.

Refracting Telescopes - Caltech Astronomy

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His telescope was, of course, a REFRACTOR. It was tiny, .... with it discovered the true nature of Saturn's ring system. ... Some large refracting telescopes. Name.

Why are most research telescopes reflectors?

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Apr 20, 1999 ... For example, the nearest large galaxy to our own, Andromeda (also ... The Yerkes 40-inch refractor is the largest refracting telescope in the ...

Telescope Types - Fort Worth Astronomical Society

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Apr 3, 2014 ... He put the lenses into a tube to make the first refracting telescope. ... precission manufacturing of large refracting lenses very expensive and difficult. ... If this was true then chromatic aberration could be eliminated by building a ...

Meade's affordable large refractor - Astronomy Magazine

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If you yearn for a large-aperture refrac- ... AR-6 AT achromatic telescope. ... would expect with a refractor, the lens was .... make those dreams come true.

telescope facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles ...

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If the field of view of the eyepiece is 20°, the true field of view will be 0.4°. Most large telescopes built before the twentieth century were refracting telescopes ...