Glossary term: Infrared Telescopes
Description: An infrared telescope observes infrared light and is used for infrared astronomy. Infrared telescopes can be situated on the ground or in space. Observatories situated on Earth are limited in what they can observe by atmospheric absorption and infrared radiation emitted by both Earth and its atmosphere. Space infrared telescopes do not need to deal with atmospheric absorption and infrared radiation from their surroundings.See this term in other languages
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