FACTOID # 2: Puerto Rico has roughly the same gross state product as Montana, Wyoming and North Dakota combined.
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 


FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:



(* = Graphable)



Encyclopedia > UK Schmidt Telescope

The 1.2 m UK Schmidt Telescope is part of the Anglo-Australian Observatory (at Siding Spring Observatory, Australia). It is a survey telescope with a 6 degree diameter field of view, and has been the primary source of Southern Hemisphere survey data for several decades. The metre (American spelling: meter), symbol: m, is the basic unit of distance (or of length, in the parlance of the physical sciences) in the International System of Units. ... The Anglo-Australian Observatory is an optical astronomy observatory located in the Warrumbungles National Park, near the town of Coonabarabran, Australia. ... Siding Spring Observatory, Coonabarabran, Australia. ... 50 cm refracting telescope at Nice Observatory. ... This article describes degree as a unit of angle. ... For the geometric term, see diameter. ... Your field of view is that part of the observable world that you are able to see at any given moment. ... The Southern Hemisphere is the part of Earths surface that is south of the equator. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ...

  Results from FactBites:
Data and Archive Centers Resources (7410 words)
The CADC was established in 1986 as one of three world-wide distribution centres for data from the Hubble Space Telescope and is part of the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory in Victoria, B.C. The CADC mandate has recently expanded and we are now archiving data from the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope located on the Big Island of Hawaii.
The Einstein Observatory was a satellite based imaging X-ray telescope in operation from November 1978 to April 1981.
It consists of a 0.85-meter telescope and three cryogenically-cooled science instruments capable of performing imaging and spectroscopy in the 3 - 180 micron wavelength range.
  More results at FactBites »



Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m