Magnification vs. Resolution

Magnification vs. Resolution

  • Nighttime Event
  • Inside Venue
  • Target Audience
  • Child, Teen, Adult
Has anyone ever asked you (or have you ever wondered) if you could see the flag on the Moon with a telescope? Want to know what the 25X magnification on that telescope means? Find out why size matters with telescopes when it comes to light collecting.

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Activity Video: Resolution vs Magnification

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Daytime Event
Daytime Event
Nighttime Event
Nighttime Event
Inside Venue
Inside Venue
Outside Venue
Outside Venue
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Target Audience