Tag: space-telescope

35 Why are we building larger land-based telescopes instead of launching larger ones into space? 2018-06-12T11:55:54.397

16 Why does a mirror bent 'like a potato chip' allow space telescopes to be smaller and have a wider field of view? 2015-11-06T03:05:05.697

14 Parking a telescope at a Lagrange point: is this a good idea from a debris point of view? 2013-09-29T02:26:11.650

11 Method to determine the amount of reflected starlight necessary for an exoplanet to be visible from a given distance/angle? 2014-12-16T19:36:40.327

8 Is there a cosmic, rather than technological, upper limit to what a telescope can resolve? 2015-01-25T12:36:06.330

8 Theoretically, what is the biggest optical telescope that may exist? 2015-10-17T14:31:55.497

8 Is the James Webb telescope going to orbit around the earth? 2018-01-30T00:13:17.937

7 What are the next planned space telescopes? 2013-11-06T19:59:26.777

7 Can the Gaia telescope detect small temporarily captured asteroids near its Lagrange orbit? 2014-08-22T08:09:41.133

6 Could a space radio telescope fill multiple purposes? 2014-09-22T14:15:10.880

6 Are space telescopes completely out of the earth's atmosphere? 2015-06-26T19:35:18.383

6 How to calculate the limiting magnitude of Hubble? 2015-06-29T01:10:33.690

6 Why not use only one support vane for the secondary mirror, to avoid multiple diffraction spikes? 2017-09-23T10:08:24.740

6 Where exactly is the modification that first corrected the spherical aberration in Hubble's primary mirror? 2018-10-06T05:36:15.207

5 Telescope in Sun's gravity lens focus - pointing, gain, distortions 2014-04-06T09:27:16.970

5 What visual artifacts are expected from the JWST? 2015-09-26T06:44:26.160

5 How could a 20 inch space telescope "be able to make out Earth-size planets" orbiting alpha Centari? 2016-10-15T02:16:14.473

5 Which space telescope is the most distant? 2018-02-25T02:49:38.930

4 Can ground based telescopes use a starshade in space? 2015-04-02T12:16:37.237

4 Could spy satellites use laser guide stars (for adaptive optics)? 2015-08-01T10:55:30.530

4 Would space-based telescopes need to remain in the shadow of Earth to avoid light interference from the sun? 2016-07-01T03:15:04.723

4 How would a small TCO (temporarily captured orbiter) or other natural Earth satellite most likely be detected? 2016-09-18T05:47:04.620

4 Questions about convolving/deconvolving with a PSF 2016-10-21T12:50:22.627

4 What are IRAS sources? 2017-04-06T08:05:41.097

4 Maximum distance for earth eclipse 2018-01-30T14:36:12.223

3 What are the differences between TESS and PLATO exoplanet telescopes? 2014-03-15T11:26:24.953

3 How is the cost of JWST distributed on different parts of development and operations? 2015-05-31T20:41:04.613

3 What does "forward facing" mean for space telescopes? 2016-09-14T15:53:15.880

3 Where can I find raw text, ascii, or binary data from the GALEX satellite? 2016-11-03T21:27:31.773

3 How might WFIRST help us better understand dark energy? 2018-02-14T03:40:58.857

2 What measure should I use to help optimise the design of a telescope in a cubesat? 2015-08-21T02:35:45.397

2 Where can I find source data for the graph of metric expansion over time, as shown in this ESA web page? 2018-06-05T09:29:09.057

2 Is it practical to build a giant telescope in Moon? (Considering the fact that the atmosphere of moon is very rare) 2018-06-06T19:39:04.553

1 What is the cost and benefit of building two identical telescopes? 2015-10-16T16:57:27.903

1 Giant variation of the proposed eLISA mission using reflectors on Earth and the Moon possible? 2016-08-14T03:08:29.400

1 Transit Depth Color Versus Transmission Spectroscopy 2017-02-22T18:40:55.550

1 What type of camera instruments are used to record optical images in space telescopes like HUBBLE & JWST.? 2017-05-29T20:46:00.733

0 Could the Earth be used to cast an arago/poisson spot on something 2016-01-18T17:49:00.663

0 James Webb detection capabilities 2017-03-03T15:04:09.757

0 Will the JWST be affected by dust at L2 (gegenschein?) 2017-03-12T20:39:41.397

0 How should I find a telescope for research time? 2017-06-25T00:33:22.597

0 Why is NEOWISE used for galactic observation? 2017-10-02T22:01:54.133

-2 As of now did a radio telescope ever recorded something else than the silence of space? 2014-11-21T04:02:24.403

-4 About bigger resolution of telescopes 2018-04-11T15:59:32.257

-10 ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE 2018-11-27T08:16:55.920