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It is difficult to observe 1-nanometer, 1 millimeter, and 100 meter radiation with ground-based telescopes. What are the reasons for each?

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    1 nanometer is in x-ray range, so it will be absorbed by most materials lenses would be made of. 1 millimeter is Terahertz/Microwave, so it too will be easily absorbed through phonon energies. 100 meter radiation wouldn't work because your telescope would need to be on the same order of magnitude which is too large.

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