Software/Hardware Requirements for
Telescopes From the Ground Up

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Web Browser

This activity was designed for use with standard compliant browsers. This includes

Though this activity may not format properly on non-compliant browsers (including Internet Explorer 5.01 and earlier versions, Internet Explorer for the Macintosh, and Netscape 4.0 and earlier), all its content should be available.

This activity has not been tested with any other browsers.


Plug-ins

If you wish to use all of the interactive graphics, you will need the Macromedia Flash plug-in. However, the majority of the activity does not require plug-ins.


Computers

You will need a computer capable of running one of the following Web browsers: Mozilla, Firefox, Safari or Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 or later.

IBM-compatible PC hardware requirements
CPU 486 or higher, any speed
Main Memory Minimum: 8MB
Recommended: 16MB
Operating System Windows 95/98/NT
Display Color required: Minimum 256 colors
Recommended: 16K colors or better
Configured for 640x480 or larger
Printer None required
Disk Space Only that required for installation of a browser

Macintosh hardware requirements
CPU Any
Main Memory Minimum: 8MB
Recommended: 16MB
Display Color required: Minimum 256 colors
Recommended: 16K colors or better
Configured for 640x480 or larger
Printer None required
Disk Space Only that required for installation of a browser


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