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Video Lecture 6 of 47
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Date Added: August 11, 2016

Lecture Description

Today Phil explains how telescopes work and offers up some astronomical shopping advice.


How Telescopes Work 1:07
Refractors vs Reflectors 2:50
Technology and the Light Spectrum 7:45


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Course Description

In this Crash Course series, marvel at the wonders of astronomy with your host for this intergalactic adventure, the Bad Astronomer himself -- Phil Plait. In just 40 short lessons, you will learn the basics of the oldest science known to humanity.

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