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Paper: Building a Telescope From the Ground Up
Volume: 400, Preparing for the 2009 International Year of Astronomy: A Hands-on Symposium
Page: 410
Authors: Sparks, R.T.; Pompea, S.M.; Walker, C.E.
Abstract: The telescope is one of the most important tools in astronomy. From Galileo’s first use of a small refractor almost 400 years ago to the large telescopes of today, telescopes have allowed us to peer ever farther into the universe.
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