Observatories in space

Observatories in space are used to study celestial objects in many different parts of the electromagnetic spectrum. The Earth's atmosphere degrades, or absorbs completely, most radiation from objects in space, so using satellites is a way of avoiding the effects of the atmosphere.


Theofanis Matsopoulos/NASA

About the Video

Release date:23 February 2016, 11:16
Duration:39 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Name:Hubble Space Telescope
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope


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