Take some time to examine which qualities of a telescope are important for astronomical observations

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Take some time to examine which qualities of a telescope are important for astronomical observations and the effects of the Earth’s atmosphere on astronomical observations. Explain two benefits and two drawbacks each for ground-based observatories and space-based telescopes. Do you believe the balance of pros and cons tips in the favor of ground-based or space-based telescopes?