Astronomical Adventures

Astronomical Adventures: Telescopes

Until the invention of the telescope in the early 1600's, we had to rely on the power of the human eye to observe the cosmos. However, in the 400 years that have followed the invention of the telescope, our ability to observe the distant stars and planets has been greatly enhanced. Following is an index to the telescope related resources of this web site.

Limiting Magnitude for Telescopes


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