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A refracting telescope uses a lens instead of a mirror to focus the incoming light, relying on refraction rather than reflection to achieve its purpose. Refraction is the bending of a beam of light as it passes from one transparent medium (for example, air) into another (such as glass).

—from Astronomy: A Beginner's Guide to the Universe (7th Edition), a book by Eric Chaisson, Steve McMillan

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