astronomy

why is it necessary for ultrviolet telescopes to be placed on a space-based platform?

thanks

  1. 👍
  2. 👎
  3. 👁
  1. Because the UV energy we want to measure is absorbed by the earth's atmosphere.

    1. 👍
    2. 👎

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. Physics

    A metal block of mass 5kg lies on a rough horizontal platform. If a horizontal force of 8 N applied to the block through its center of mass just slides the block on the platform, then the coefficient of limiting friction between

  2. physics

    A man is standing on a platform that is connected to a pulley arrangement, as the drawing shows. By pulling upward on the rope with a force the man can raise the platform and himself. The total mass of the man plus the platform is

  3. physics question

    1) Let's continue to investigate your space vacation from last week. Your spaceship, which has a proper length of 300 m, passes near a space platform while you are moving at a relative speed of 86% the speed of light (so

  4. Physics

    Miss E. deWater, the former platform diver of the Ringling Brothers' Circus, dives from a 20 meter high platform into a shallow bucket of water. a. State Miss E.deWater's acceleration as she is falling from the platform? b. What

  1. Math

    A rocket tracking station has two telescopes A and B placed 1.9 miles apart. The telescopes lock onto a rocket and transmit their anlges of elevation to a computer after a rocket launch. what is the distance to the rocket from

  2. Trigonometry application

    I need help with this problem. am having trouble solving this. A rocket tracking station has two telescopes A and B placed 1.7 miles apart. The telescopes lock onto a rocket and transmit their angles of elevation to a computer

  3. astronomy

    Which of the following two telescopes has a better angular resolution? 1) the Hubble Space Telescope (2.4 meter aperture) at optical wavelengths and 2) the Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA), a radio interferometer with a maximum

  4. Science

    Refracting telescopes use lenses. Reflecting telescopes use mirrors. However, both types of telescopes have something in common. How are both types of telescopes similar? A)They both magnify tiny nearby objects. B)They both

  1. physics

    A metal block of mass 5kg lies on a rough horizontal platform.If a horizontal force of 8N applied to the block through its centre of mass just slides the block on the platform,then the coefficient of limiting friction between the

  2. Algebra

    The chart below shows the average number of movies seen per person in selected countries. A chart is shown with 2 columns.The first column is titled Country. The second column is titled Average number of movies a person sees in a

  3. AP Physics

    Two people are standing on a 2.2-m-long platform, one at each end. The platform floats parallel to the ground on a cushion of air, like a hovercraft. One person throws a 6.0-kg ball to the other, who catches it. The ball travels

  4. Physics

    Olympic diver performs a dive from the 10 m platform and achieves a speed of 14 m/s just before entering the water. Neglecting air friction, approximately how many times larger the diver’s speed than the diver would have

You can view more similar questions or ask a new question.