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Refracting Telescope


A refracting telescope is an optical device that is used to collect and observe light coming from distant objects by using two converging lenses.

Learning Objectives:

After completing this module, you will be able to:
- State the use of a refracting telescope.
- Label the basic parts of a refracting telescope.
- Trace the ray diagram used in the formation of the image of a distant object.

Keywords Refracting Telescope , Eyepiece , Objective Lens , Image , Object , Real Image , Inverted Image , Lens , Virtual Image , Magnified Image , Focal Length , Focal Point , Aperture , Telescope
Controller Required Yes
Languages English - US , 中文 , عربي , Español , Tiếng Việt , मराठी
Domain K-12
Topic Code SS400054
Devices Google Cardboard with controller , Google Daydream , Samsung Gear VR , Oculus Go , Pico Goblin , EduPro , WebXR , Oculus Quest