Chapter Quiz: Detecting Radiation from Space

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  1.    What is the purpose of interferometry?
  2.    The type of telescope using a concave primary mirror and a flat secondary mirror, tilted at a 45 degree angle to the main mirror, is a:
  3.    What is the angular resolution of the human eye?
  4.    The neutral particles that insulate the charged particles in the nucleus from each other are called:
  5.    How does the light-collecting area of a 10-meter telescope compare to that of a 2-meter telescope?
  6.    Which of the following does NOT affect the quality of an observing site?
  7.    What are the four fundamental forces of nature
  8.    The light-gathering power of a reflecting telescope depends on which of the following?
  9.    Which of the following best describes why radio telescopes are generally much larger in size than telescopes designed to collect visible light?
  10.    The distance between the image that a distant object forms and the lens of a telescope is the ____ telescope
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