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Listening Section 4 Practice: Space

Write no more than TWO WORDS for each answer:


Space Observation

Early Days

First Telescopes -started the ’31………….’

Galileo Telescope -moved the focus from 32…………. to the sky

First 33…………… by John William Draper (1839)

Present Day

Professional astronomers -aim to get 34……………

Amateur astronomers -aim to take beautiful images e.g. 35…………….. (Greece)

Contribution of amateur astronomers

Specialized knowledge

e.g ⇒ recognize changes in the 36……………. of a space object

      ⇒are able to produce 37……………. of space

 

Two main types of observation

a. new discoveries, e.g. an 38……………. or a comet

b. monitro the 29……………. of objects in space

Main Advantages

  • Great patience and passion
  • Can conduct 40……………. observations

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January 12, 2017