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NASA eClips™: Atmosphere and Optical Telescopes
February 22, 2012
Target: Grades 9-12

Length: 4 minutes 56 seconds

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Learn about the effect of the atmosphere on optical telescopes. Discover how the geography of Mauna Kea, Hawaii, helps astronomers overcome the problems of light pollution and the atmosphere. See why you might need a coat to visit the Big Island!

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