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Telescope: an instrument that aids in the observation of remote objects by collecting light or radio waves Show/edit corresponding data item.
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may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areas (and multipolygon relations)should not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
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Status: de facto

A  telescope is an instrument that aids in the observation of remote objects by collecting electromagnetic radiation (such as visible light or radio waves).

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Type of the telecope
  • Telescope dome-14.svg telescope:type=optical - a telescope that gathers and focuses light, mainly from the visible part of the electromagnetic spectrum. To protect them, they are usually in a dome building.
  • Telescope dish-14.svg telescope:type=radio - a specialized antenna and radio receiver used to receive radio waves from astronomical radio sources in the sky in radio astronomy. Most have an antenna dish, rotatable or fixed.
  • Telescope dish-14.svg telescope:type=gamma -
Diameter of the telescope
Frequency Range

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