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Solar telescope facts for kids

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Solar Telescope, Ondřejov Astronomical
A solar telescope
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Sunspot photographed using a solar telescope

A solar telescope is a special telescope used to look at the Sun. By using a range of special filters astronomers are able to study the Sun and look at sunspots and solar eclipses. A solar telescope also known as a special telescope orbits space.

a) Hubble

b) Observing the X-ray Chandra

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Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Telescopio solar para niños

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