Define resolving power.

Asked by  | 26th Jan, 2009, 02:49: PM

Expert Answer:

It gives the measure of the ability of an optical instrument to form seperate and distinguishable images of two objects very close to each other .

For a telescope, R.P. = 1.22  wavelength/ aperture

Answered by  | 26th Jan, 2009, 11:21: PM

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