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Overview Of The Modern Compound Light Microscope

In this article, we examine the compound light microscope and discuss the differences between monocular, binocular and trinocular microscopes.

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Adaptive Optics improve Performance of the Optical Instruments

Adaptive optics has become a potential method of enhancing the performance of different optical systems by controlling the waves of light that pass through them.

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Telescope magnification power - Understanding the rule of thumb

Often times you will see telescopes for sale that claim big magnifications such as up to 1000X power or 500X power. And while this isn't a false claim because the instrument in reference will actually go to that magnification it is a worthless number because telescopes have definite limits to their useful magnification. This article explains the rule of thumb for how high a power you can get from typical telescopes.

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How Galileo’s Telescope Changed Astronomy

Before Galileo turned his telescope toward the night sky the act of astronomy was pretty much an astrological pursuit where objects and motions of object in the sky were explained using ancient and archaic understandings of the universe and how it works.

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Should you buy a Reflector or a Refractor Telescope?

This article takes a look at the two main types of telescopes and explains the benefits of each. It will help you purchase a telescope that is right for your needs, budget, and wants.

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An Explanation of the Resolving Power of Telescopes

Resolving power is not as well understood as the magnification of telescopes. Yet it is more important. This article explains resolution, what it is, and how to calculate it.

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How Newton’s Telescope Changed the World

Sir Isaac Newton didn't use his telescope to find any new things in the universe but he did use it to radically transform how we view the world we live in and the universe as a whole.

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The Magic Behind A Spyglass Telescope

While many enjoy the view of the ocean from a distance, others may want to see things closer and in more detail, and a telescope helps with this. Telescopes were mandatory pieces of equipment in most occupations that centered around the ocean. In order to see dangers on the ocean better, telescopes were used with much success. The very first telescope was crafted through the intricate use of double-mirror lenses. Though this technology was known about before, no one had ever thought to put it in a portable tube. With the placement of this technology in a tube, it could be raised to the eye. Hawks and other birds have this zoomed-in sort of vision.

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Basic Astronomy for Everybody

Understanding how the Stars are formed.

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The ABC's Of Collecting A Marine Telescope

A marine telescope makes a wonderful installment in any type of room in a house or office, and they are slender enough to fit into almost anything and can be carried. While other telescopes can not cannot be forced to, these items do.These items can be both displayed and used as a tool in many scenarios, and are made with a quality that spans many years.

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A History of Rifle Scopes

Refractory telescopes were invented in 1608. These telescopes eventually led to the development of optical rifle scope sights. A brief history of rifle scopes from their invention in 1835 to today is presented here.

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Reminders When Camping

Camping is an exciting activity that brings a lot of experiences and thrills. This is especially true when it’s done within the wild outdoors because there’s no way of telling what could happen there. Although it’s really fun, camping may also be risky and dangerous. There are many cases where people got lost or even died while camping, but this shouldn’t faze you from pursuing your plans. All you need to do is to be prepared of what you’re about to face whether you know it or not.

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How to Make a Telescope: Tips and guidelines for beginners

This article won’t give you the complete steps to making your own telescope but it will help you help you figure out what kind of telescope making would be right for you and give you some tips on how to make one.

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The Gregorian Telescope – The first practical Reflector

The Gregorian Telescope is an interesting design of reflector and it was the first practical design for a telescope that used a mirror. It is still used in modern times but only in very limited circumstances.

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