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13 Cards in this Set

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radio telescope
it collects radio waves
space probe
is a spacecraft lauched by a rocket that travels close to a distance planets or other object in space.
is the srudy of stars, planets, and other bodies in space
optical telescope
a telescope that collectslight. It makes things appear closer.
refracting telescope
collects light using lenses
A n object obrbite arrevelves another object in space.
They can bartical or natural.
something that makes life easier and better
reflecting telescope
collects light by using mirror
a piece of information sent by satelite
low - earth orbit
this orbit is close to earth right about where a troposhere ends
gostotionary orbit
the satelite in this orbit stays over the same spot
the natural force of attraction that exists between all objects in the universe
space station
is a laboratory in space