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Title: Refracting Astronomical Telescope
Url: http://www.walter-fendt.de/ph14e/refractor.htm
Creator: Fendt, Walter
Publisher: Fendt, Walter
Description: This applet demonstrates the working of a refracting astronomical telescope. The telescope has two lenses called objective and eyepiece. The focal length of the two lensees can be changed by the user. As an example six brightest stars of the Pleiades, is viewed through the telescope and the resluting change in the image with a change in the focal lengths can be viewed. This applet part of large collection of physics applets by the author and may be accessed in a variety of languages here: http://www.walter-fendt.de/ph14e/
LC Classification: Science -- Astronomy -- Astronomical instruments -- Modern -- Telescopes. Objectives. Mirrors
Science -- Physics -- Optics. Light -- Geometrical optics -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Physics -- Optics. Light -- Optical instruments and apparatus (General) -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Physics -- Optics. Light -- Physical optics -- Refraction
Science -- Physics -- Optics. Light -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Physics
Key Concept: Astronomy -- Telescopes
Physics -- Optics and light
Date Issued: 2000
Resource Type: Demonstrations
Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
MovingImage (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Science Materials
Format: html
java
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: W. Fendt
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: focal length
Geometrical Optics
image
lens
Optics
Physics
refractor
science
telescope
Date Of Record Release: 2008-05-07 03:00:14 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-02-09 14:57:23 (W3C-DTF)
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