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.Magnification vs. Resolution

.Magnification vs. Resolution .Magnification vs. Resolution

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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