Eyepiece

a magnifying lens used to view the image produced by a telescope’s primary lens or mirror.
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Eyepiece

An eyepiece, or ocular lens, is a type of lens that is attached to a variety of optical devices such as telescopes and microscopes. It is so named because it is usually the lens that is closest to the eye when someone looks through the device. The objective lens or mirror collects light and brings it to focus creating an image. The eyepiece is pla...
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Eyepiece

• (n.) The lens, or combination of lenses, at the eye end of a telescope or other optical instrument, through which the image formed by the mirror or object glass is viewed.
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eyepiece

<microscopy> The lens system used in an optical instrument for magnification of the image formed by the objective. ... (05 Aug 1998) ...
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eyepiece

(from the article `microscope`) ...lens arrays. One of them, the objective, has a short focal length and is placed close to the object being examined. It is used to form a real ... The eyepiece is selected to examine the relayed image under conditions that are comfortable for the viewer. The magnifying power of the eyepiece ... The o...
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eyepiece

(i´pēs) the lens or system of lenses of a microscope (or telescope) nearest the user's eye, serving to further magnify the image produced by the objective. Called also ocular.
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eyepiece

ocular noun combination of lenses at the viewing end of optical instruments
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Eyepiece

Eye'piece` noun (Opt.) The lens, or combination of lenses, at the eye end of a telescope or other optical instrument, through which the image formed by the mirror or object glass is viewed. Collimating eyepiece . See under Collimate . -- Negative , or Huyghen...
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eyepiece

A combination of lenses, also known as an ocular, used to magnify the image formed by the objective of a telescope. In practice, eyepieces contain at least two lenses: the field lens, which faces the objective and collects the light from it, and the eyelens, which faces the observer and magnifies th...
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Eyepiece

A lens, or more usually a combination of lenses, whose function is to magnify the image produced by the primary lens or mirror of a telescope. There are many patterns of eyepiece, ranging from two-element designs such as the Ramsden and the Huyghenian, to four element (the Plossl) and six element (the Erfle) eyepieces
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eyepiece

eyepiece The compound lens at the end of the microscope tube closest to the eye. It magnifies the image made by the objective lens.
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Eyepiece

The lens at the viewing end of a telescope. The eyepiece is responsible for enlarging the image captured by the instrument. Eyepieces are available in different powers, yielding differing amounts of magnification.
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Eyepiece

The lens closest to the eye when looking through a microscope or stereomicroscope. The eyepiece is also called the occular.
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Eyepiece

The part of a telescope that you look into. A telescope’s magnification can be changed by using eyepieces with different focal lengths; shorter focal lengths yield higher magnifications. Most eyepieces have metal barrels that are 1¼ inches in diameter; other standard sizes are 0.965 and 2 inches across.
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eyepiece

Type: Term Pronunciation: ī′pēs Definitions: 1. The compound lens at the end of the microscope tube nearest the eye; it magnifies the image made by the objective lens.
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eyepiece

[n] - combination of lenses at the viewing end of optical instruments
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