21 Mar, 2012
PRESENTATION: The combination of a converging lens and a diverging lens that are aligned makes it possible to create a Galilean telescope if the distance between them is equal to the difference of their focal distances. A virtual image of a very distant object, inverted and enhanced can be created.
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