Jason Shilling Kendall: Citizen Astronomer

William Paterson University
Amateur Astronomers Association of New York

Introductory Astronomy Lecture Series
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Astronomy Lesson 36: Telescopes: Refraction and Reflection

All telescopes rely on some ability to focus light to a point. The two ways are refraction and reflection. Here we describe what they are in the context of telescopes.


William Paterson University Department of Physics American Astronomical Society Amateur Astronomers Association of New York Astronomical Society of the Pacific