Telescopes: Eyes on the Universe Activity Manual and Training Video

Telescopes: Eyes on the Universe Activity Manual and Training Video

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The full manual for the ToolKit: Telescopes: Eyes on the Universe set of activities is below.  These toolkit provides hands-on activities to answer common questions from visitors at your telescope's eyepiece like:
  • Why don't I see any color?
  • Why is the image upside down?
  • What power is your telescope?
  • Why doesn't it look like the photos?
  • Can you see the flag on the Moon?

The training videos below show these activities in action as well as how to prepare the related materials, if applicable. You can also view all of the videos via this Youtube playlist.

You can also check out each of these individual activites via this list of the Telescopes: Eyes On the Universe resources on the Night Sky Network.

Uploaded: February 2006

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Full Playlist of Training Videos

Watch the whole playlist here or on Youtube.

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