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Virtual image

Unlike the image created by a video magnifier or bright field magnifier, the virtual image formed by a hand or stand magnifier is further away from the eye than the object. Understanding this principle of image formation is important for selecting the right spectacles for the magnifier.
 

 

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A. SCHWEIZER GmbH

Virtual image - understanding image formation1
Courtesy of

A. SCHWEIZER GmbH