In the early 17th century, Galileo Galilei pointed his telescope into the heavens and made note of heavenly bodies such as the moons of Jupiter. Telescopes have come a long way since those earliest telescopes from Europe. These optical instruments eventually evolved into the gigantic telescopes sitting in observatories at the apexes of mountains and volcanoes such as Mauna Kea in Hawaii. Astronomers and scientists have even placed their creations out in space to complement the data provided by their Earth-based telescopes. Despite the convenience of ground telescopes, they do feature a few drawbacks that space telescopes don’t have.
Adapted from: https://sciencing.com/advantages-disadvantages-using-groundbased-telescope-12185505.html
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