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A boy looks through a telescope

Telescopes are used to make distant objects look bigger. They can be used to see and study things in space. Image Credit: NASA

      a tool that, when looked through, makes far-off objects seem closer and larger

NASA scientists use telescopes to look at stars and galaxies.

My family likes to look at craters on the moon using our telescope.

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