Correct answer: c) On a table
The telescope needs to be placed on a tabletop at a comfortable height. You’ll need to find one outdoors, or provide your own.
Correct answer: a) A reflecting telescope
The library telescope is a Newtonian-style reflecting telescope. It uses mirrors to collect and focus light from outer space.
Correct answer: b) No, never
It is never safe to view the Sun with the library telescope. You’ll damage it and yourself!
Correct answer: d) It varies.
By adjusting the “zoom” eyepiece, you can change the magnification from 18x to 56x.
Correct answer: a) Low magnification
Low magnification lets you see the widest area, which is very helpful when aiming at a new object.
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