Presentation on theme: " A telescope collects light coming off an object, like the moon, planets, and stars. It focuses the light and magnifies it, making the object appear."— Presentation transcript:
A telescope collects light coming off an object, like the moon, planets, and stars. It focuses the light and magnifies it, making the object appear larger with more detail.
An observatory is a place where very high powered telescopes are kept. This is where astronomers study the objects in the sky.
Astronomers are scientists that study all the different part of the universe. What famous astronomers do you know?
A radio telescope is a very sensitive radio receiver. They collect radio and sound waves from space.
Landsat Satellite Hubble Space telescope
How do man made satellites help us in today’s world?
The help us predict and understand weather. They help us broadcast satellite television. News stations and newspapers can receive up to date news stories We are able to monitor and survey damaged areas from above.
How does technology help us understand our solar system?
Telescope help us see things better. Cameras attached to the telescope give us pictures that astronomers can observe and study. Computers help interpret and collect data from space. Satellites give us a birds eye view of our planet.