Describing the Universe

The Electromagnetic Spectrum and Telescopes

What is Astronomy?

Objectives

1. Identify the visible and nonvisible parts of the elctromagnetic spectrum.

2. Compare refracting telescopes and reflecting telescopes.

3. Explain how telescopes for non-visible electromagnetic radiation differ from light telescopes.


Astronomy Vocabulary

Describe the Electromagnetic Spectrum

DEFINE THE EM SPECTRUM AND THEN ADD YOUR PARAGRAPH HERE.
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Compare the Refracting and Reflecting Telescopes

DEFINE BOTH TELESCOPES. PUT YOUR PARAGRAPH HERE. MAKE SURE THAT IN YOUR PARAGRAPH YOU INDICATE THAT THESE ARE BOTH OPTICAL TELESCOPES, MEANING TO ANALYZE VISIBLE LIGHT. (ADD PICTURE USING PIC STITCH TO STITCH TWO PICS TOGETHER IF YOU CANNOT FIND ONE WITH BOTH TELESCOPES ON IT)

Invisible Light Telescopes

ADD YOUR INVISIBLE LIGHT TELESCOPES PARAGRAPH HERE WITH A PICTURE.

Space Based Telescopes

ADD YOUR SPACE BASED TELESCOPE PARAGRAPH HERE AND ADD PICTURE