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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 -1st telescope - Concave eyepiece which came after the convex objective lens in the same barrel. 1608 1609 1668 1672 1785 1895 1917 1980 1990 2018 Hans Lippershey Galileo Newton - Refracting telescopes suffered from severe chromatic aberration.- Built the 1st reflector telescope, and dramatically reduced the problem. Laurent Cassegrain - Improved reflector telescope greatly- Design gave way to modern day telescopes. Yerkes - By far largest refracting telescope ever at the Yerkes observatory inWisconsin. - With meter long lenses, it sag under its own weight. Hooker 1959 - Built in Mt. Wilson, it's 100 inch mirror was the largest for 30 years.- Used by Hubble to discover galaxies and the expansion of the universe. Horn Very Large Array - Radio telescopes located in New Mexico - 27 of 25m radio telescopes- Studying everything from BHs to nebulae Hubble James Webb - Built many telescopes and pointed them at the sky. - Discovered the four largest moon ofJupiter, the craters of the moon, phases of Venus, and sun spots on the sun. Newtonian Telescope Cassegrain Telescope - Built massive telescope with a 1.2m wide mirror. - Most important discoveries: Uranus, Nebulae. William Herchel's Telescope Edwin Hubble Microwave Background Radiation - operates in Earth's orbit- named after Edwin Hubble- photographed the cosmos- measured expansion rate of universe - Built to deflect radio waves off of satellite.- Used to make important discovery ofconstant microwave radiation. History of Telescopes - The Next Generation of space telescopes- Contains IR detectors, and cansee objects 1000x better than previous gen.- will orbit 1.5 mil km from Earth The Horn Yerkes Telescope A Drawing of the Telescope Galileo's Telescope Very Large Array James Webb Telescope Hubble Telescope
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