Asked by  | 5th Sep, 2008, 11:42: PM

Expert Answer:

the resolving power of and optical instrument is given by

resolving power = D / 1.22 λ , where D is the aperture , a large aperture implies large resolving power on account of less diffraction of waves on passing through the optical instrument.

Answered by  | 6th Sep, 2008, 08:08: AM

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