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Who Made the Telescope?

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Many people think Galileo invented the telescope. Actually, Hans Lippershey created the first refracting telescope in 1608. Galileo then used this invention to make his discoveries. You can find more information here: http://www.enchantedlearning.com/inventors/page/t/telescope.shtml
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Hans Lippershey is credited with inventing the first telescope in 1608.
Galileo is often cited as the inventor of the telescope, but he most likely made a replica based on descriptions of the telescope developed by Hans Lippershey.
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