Notice: Payments for answers will end 4/10/2017. Click for more info.
You have new items in your feed. Click to view.
Question and answer
Q: What is telescope?
A: A telescope is an instrument that aids in the observation of remote objects by collecting electromagnetic radiation (such as visible light).
Get an answer
Original conversation
User: What is telescope?

Weegy: There are two types of telescopes: Reflectors and refractors
AgentI|Points 210|

Question
Asked 7/12/2010 6:42:58 AM
Updated 9/29/2014 6:10:55 AM
2 Answers/Comments
This conversation has been flagged as incorrect.
Flagged by alfred123 [9/29/2014 6:09:45 AM], Edited by selymi [9/29/2014 6:10:55 AM]
New answers
Rating
3
A telescope is an instrument that aids in the observation of remote objects by collecting electromagnetic radiation (such as visible light).
Added 9/29/2014 6:09:50 AM
This answer has been confirmed as correct and helpful.
Confirmed by selymi [9/29/2014 6:10:51 AM]
Comments
A telescope is an instrument designed for the observation of remote objects by the collection of electromagnetic radiation. The first known practically functioning telescopes were invented in the Netherlands at the beginning of the 17th century. "Telescopes" can refer to a whole range of instruments operating in most regions of the electromagnetic spectrum.

The word "telescope" (from the Greek t??e, tele "far" and s??pe??, skopein "to look or see"; t??es??p??, teleskopos "far-seeing") was coined in 1611 by the Greek mathematician Giovanni Demisiani for one of Galileo Galilei's instruments presented at a banquet at the Accademia dei Lincei.
In the Starry Messenger Galileo had used the term "perspicillum".
Added 7/12/2010 8:43:44 AM
Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
27,013,615 questions answered
*
Get answers from Weegy and a team of really smart lives experts.
Popular Conversations
Solve for x 3x + 3 - x + (-7) > 6 A. x > 2.5 B. x > ...
Weegy: (3x + 1) + 8 = 4(x + 9), 3x + 9 = 4x + 36, 3x - 4x = 36 - 9, -x = 27, x = -27 User: Solve this ...
6/21/2018 5:41:04 PM| 2 Answers
When adding a suffix that begins with a consonant, the general rule ...
Weegy: If the ending begins with a consonant, the spelling of the root word is usually not altered.
6/21/2018 8:43:17 PM| 2 Answers
True or false? Stress has an effect on every system of the body.
Weegy: what is the question?
6/14/2018 12:05:59 PM| 2 Answers
What's 3 * 4
Weegy: Synonyms for the word "say" which are bigger in length and in impact, are communicate, ...
6/16/2018 8:51:59 PM| 2 Answers
What are number lines?
6/14/2018 5:55:57 AM| 1 Answers
Supporting detail
6/14/2018 8:26:10 AM| 1 Answers
S
L
Points 256 [Total 274] Ratings 0 Comments 186 Invitations 7 Offline
S
L
R
Points 145 [Total 296] Ratings 1 Comments 5 Invitations 13 Offline
S
L
Points 130 [Total 130] Ratings 0 Comments 130 Invitations 0 Offline
S
R
L
R
P
R
P
R
Points 66 [Total 734] Ratings 0 Comments 6 Invitations 6 Offline
S
1
L
L
P
R
P
L
P
P
R
P
R
P
R
P
P
Points 62 [Total 13329] Ratings 0 Comments 62 Invitations 0 Offline
S
L
1
R
Points 34 [Total 1450] Ratings 2 Comments 14 Invitations 0 Offline
S
L
Points 10 [Total 187] Ratings 0 Comments 0 Invitations 1 Offline
S
Points 10 [Total 13] Ratings 0 Comments 10 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 10 [Total 10] Ratings 0 Comments 0 Invitations 1 Offline
S
Points 2 [Total 2] Ratings 0 Comments 2 Invitations 0 Offline
* Excludes moderators and previous
winners (Include)
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | © Purple Inc.