Get a good look into the distance with this BrainPOP UK movie about telescopes! In this educational, animated movie, Tim and Moby will tell you all about these devices, and how some of the most common ones work to magnify faraway objects. You'll discover the difference between the two main types of optical telescopes, refractors and reflectors and what the aperture is and how its size affects what you see. You'll also find out some examples of other telescopes – from the Hubble Space Telescope to binoculars – in use today! So pull out the spyglass – just don’t go spying!