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Question 44.Which telescope(s) collect(s) short wavelengths of light?
Question 55.This is a type of spacecraft that enters and stays in orbit around a planet:
Question 66.The lens nearest the eye is another term for:
Question 77.The most expensive space mission in this list is likely to be:
Question 88.Which type of telescope is no longer used much by astronomers?
Question 99.This is type of mirror used in a reflecting telescope that directs light coming from the primary mirror to another focal point:
Question 1010.The distance between a lens or mirror to its focal point is known as a:
Question 1111.A telescope's ability to see two glowing objects as distinct and separate sources of light is known as:
Question 1212.Which type of telescope is used by the Hubble Space Telescope?
Question 1313.The area where parallel beams of light that strike a mirror or lens are brought to a focus thereafter is called the:
Question 1414.This is a type of reflecting telescope that uses a diagonal mirror to reflect light out the side of the telescope:
Question 1515.The hole in the center of the primary mirror through which the secondary mirror passes light through is called the:
Question 1616.These are instruments used to detect, collect, and analyze radio waves coming from cosmic sources:
Question 1717.If an interferometer uses two antennas that are 100 meters apart, this is equivalent to:
Question 1818.This is a telescope lens that is made from two separate lenses which are in turn made of two different types of glass, which will bring two different wavelengths of light into the same focus:
Question 1919.The use of more than one telescope connected together and operating as one instrument in order to achieve a higher angular resolution is called:
Question 2020.This is a space mission where a spacecraft passes by a celestial object but isn't held in orbit by it:
Question 2121.Which types of telescopes collect light in the visible range?
Question 2222.This kind of space mission would be best used for a 'simple' and quick reconnaissance mission:
Question 2323.Which telescope collects long wavelengths of light?
Question 2424.Which is NOT a downside of space travel?
Question 2525.This is an electrically powered spacecraft that can roam around the celestial object they land on to take detailed pictures, soil samples, and perform other specific tasks for scientific purposes:
Question 2626.This is a kind of reflecting telescope where a secondary mirror reflects light back through a hole in the primary mirror's center but it does not have a thin correcting lens at the front of the telescope:
Question 2727.This kind of reflecting telescope has a correcting lens at the front of the tube in order to improve image quality.
Question 2828.Which is a benefit of space travel?
Question 2929.The primary lens is:
Question 3030.What does NASA stand for?
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