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telescope in Astronomy topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtelescopetel‧e‧scope1 /ˈteləskəʊp $ -skoʊp/ ●●○ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 telescope.jpg HAa piece of equipment shaped like a tube, used for making distant objects look larger and closerthrough a telescope 🔊 Details on the Moon’s surface can only be seen through a telescope. radio telescope
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telescopeThe light blinds and freezes the animal, and the shooter, using a telescope, aims between the eyes.Yet, when we acquire a brass telescope, it remains a brass telescope despite inevitable deterioration.Far down the inverted telescope he saw the faint white figure of May Welland-in New York.Another scientist might have proposed a modification in the optical theory governing the operation of the telescopes used in the investigation.I looked through the telescope and saw a small boy with a bag over his shoulder.Inside one of the observatories was the telescope that I knew immediately would make a perfect backdrop for the portrait.These telescopes revealed ice caps at both poles of Mars and documented seasonal changes in color and contrast.As with telescopes, the larger the aperture the greater the light-grasp, but there are hazards too.through a telescopeLovelock told them he could determine whether there was life on a planet by looking through a telescope.For centuries we had studied the Moon through telescopes and, latterly, from satellites.Why should observations through a telescope be preferred to naked-eye observations?For instance, suppose an astronomical theory is to be tested by observing the position of some planet through a telescope.The garrison, too, had taken to watching the spectators through telescopes, above all to see what they were eating.In a reversal of normality, the Eiger had stared through a telescope at her.Those who stared through telescopes or field glasses saw how drastically the two climbers had slowed on the third day.