What are telescopes?

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List Of Solar Telescopes
... List of solar telescopes sorted by default by year of completion, with newer telescopes higher up ...
Telescopes At Antarctic Kunlun Station
... Name Aperture m Build Remarks Chinese Small Telescope Array (CSTAR) 0.145m 2008 CSTAR is an array of four Schmidt telescope with aperture of 14.5cm,equipped ... Antarctica Schmidt telescopes (AST3) 0.5m 2012-2014 First of three AST3 telescopes was installed at the Antarctic Kunlun Station in April 2012 Kunlun Dark Universe Survey Telescope (KDUST) 2.5m Planned 2016 KDUST is ...
List Of Solar Telescopes - Other Types of Solar Telescopes
... There are much smaller commercial and/or amateur telescopes such as Coronado Filters from founder and designer David Lunt, bought by Meade Instruments in 2004 and sells SoloarMax solar telescopes up to 8 ... CERN Axion Solar Telescope(CAST), looks for solar axions in the early 2000s Multi-spectral solar telescope array (MSSTA), a rocket launched payload of UV telescopes in the 1990s ...
Light Buckets - Description
... Time on the telescopes is sold either by a subscription or pay as you go ... The cost of using one of the telescopes in its global network varies depending on the model ... new images of the sky to be observed, as opposed to Microsoft WorldWide Telescope or Google Sky, which use stored images ...
Stargazing - Common Techniques - GoTo Telescopes
... GOTO telescopes have become more popular since the 1980s as technology has improved and prices have been reduced ... With these computer-driven telescopes, the user typically enters the name of the item of interest and the mechanics of the telescope point the telescope towards ... For example, GOTO telescopes tend to be faster for locating items of interest than star hopping, allowing more time for studying of the object ...