Project Description

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Project: Comparing two telescopes

Tier: 2

Location: ahso

Other information, requirements, or equipment you must supply (may be blank): Comparing Two Telescopes form (pdf)

Observe the same object through two different telescopes on the same evening. The telescopes must be two different types or have two different eyepieces so there is something significantly different about the view. Most public observing events, including the open houses at Angell Hall have at least two different telescopes, but they may not be pointed at the same object.
Fill out the Comparing Two Telescopes form. Make sure you know what the form is asking for BEFORE coming to the observatory. For the last section of the form, you will need to look through one 'scope, then the other again right away, to see what the major differences are.