Problem: The lenses of an astronomical telescope are 95 cm apart when adjusted for viewing a distant object with minimum eyestrain. The angular magnification produced by the telescope is 52. Compute the focal length of each lens.eyepiece = objective = 

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We can denote the focal length of the objective by fo and the focal length of the eyepiece by fe.

Magnification,

m=fofe

But we're told that the magnification is 52.

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The lenses of an astronomical telescope are 95 cm apart when adjusted for viewing a distant object with minimum eyestrain. The angular magnification produced by the telescope is 52. Compute the focal length of each lens.

eyepiece = 

objective = 

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