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Old 12-31-2009, 08:27 AM
Kaazak Kaazak is offline
Join Date: Dec 2009
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Putting a telescope on Moon is not a good idea. It is barely any better than any other surface telescope. It also carries significant weight & overhead if has to be really usable. Keeping telescopes in space gives them better view & power. A telescope that is left to orbit around moon is far better than a telescope that is landed on moon. That can be used both to zoom Moon's surfaces and observe asteroids or other space objects around earth.