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All about telescopes

Understand the workings of the telescope to gaze the heavens above
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 32m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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A telescope is a magical tool that connects us closely to the wonders in the night sky. Have you ever wondered how it actually works?
This course will only focus on the telescopes that we use to observe the visible light. These telescopes are easily found in any science store and are also a household commodity in various homes. In this course, we will discuss the physics behind the working of various types of telescopes, what determines the power of the telescopes, how to set up a telescope, what are the various parts of the telescope and how can you use it to observe the night sky like a pro!
We touch upon the history of the telescope: how it was invented and also track down the evolution of the telescope as an astronomical equipment. This is the 1st course of the 2 in the series; the other one discussing how to buy a perfect telescope (releasing soon). The course is open to all, as always!

You will learn

✓ How a telescope works
✓ Types of telescopes
✓ Issues while handling a telescope
✓ Difference between types of telescopes


• Interest in the field of astronomy
• Basic concepts of optics

This course is for

• Beginners in the field of astronomy
• Those who are thinking to buy a telescope
• Those who own a telescope
Science & creativity hand in hand
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 32m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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