Telescope Design Team 

Modern observatories are equipped with reflecting telescopes.  Your team needs to evaluate the benefits and costs of telescope designs:  multiple mirror, single mirror, adaptive optics, and recommend a type. 

Optical Astronomy Sites 

CERES Observatory Virtual Field Trip

Buying Telescopes

Types of Telescopes

Telescope City

Telescopes in Education

Why We Need Different Types of Telescopes

National Optical Astronomy Observatories Outreach poster