Astronomy in-class activity: telescope powers

Astronomy 210 In-class activity 8 v.16.09.17, fall semester 2016
Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo, CA

Students find their assigned groups of three to four students, and work cooperatively on an in-class activity worksheet to measure tube lengths and diameters on actual telescopes set up in the classroom, and then rank them in terms of relative light-gathering, resolving, and magnifying powers.

San Luis Obispo campus telescopes:

North County campus telescopes:

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