Tools of Astronomy Crossword Puzzle

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QUESTIONS LIST: resolution: this is the ability to separate two objects that are very close together, blue shift: this is the color light shifts to as things move towards earth, reflecting: this kind of telescope uses a mirror to reflect light to a focus, doppler: the apparent change in the frequency of a way as it moves towards or away from you, redshift: this is the color light shifts to as things move away from earth, refracting: this kind of telescope uses a lens to bend light into a focus, objective: this is the part of a telescope that acts like the “bucket” to collect light, atmospheric: _ refraction is why stars twinkle light bends and moves as it travels through our atmosphere, electromagnetic: the _ spectrum is how we observe the known universe, chromatic: _ aberration is a problem with refracting telescopes because different colors of light at different distances behind the lens, telescope: these act as light “buckets” that funnel light into a focus (increasing resolution)