|AST 307 · Introductory Astronomy
Chapter 5 Sep. 22-24
- Define: reflection, refraction, diffraction
- Make a sketch showing how a curved mirror brings light to a focus.
- Make a sketch showing how a lens forms an image.
- How does the light-gathering power of a 10-m telescope compare to
that of a 1-m telescope?
- How does the angular resolution of a telescope depend on its
diameter and on the wavelength of the light it is observing?
- Describe two advantages of putting a telescope in space.