Problem: A simple refracting telescope provides large magnification by employingA) a long focal length objective and a long focal length eyepiece.B) a long focal length objective and a short focal length eyepiece.C) a short focal length objective and a short focal length eyepiece.D) a short focal length objective and a long focal length eyepiece.

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A telescope is constructed with:

Objective lens: a convex lens with long focal point.

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A simple refracting telescope provides large magnification by employing

A) a long focal length objective and a long focal length eyepiece.

B) a long focal length objective and a short focal length eyepiece.

C) a short focal length objective and a short focal length eyepiece.

D) a short focal length objective and a long focal length eyepiece.

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