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Unformatted text preview: ly Converging Lens can produce a REAL IMAGE !! 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0 Preflight 4 BB A B C 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0 θr θi d The image is formed an equal distance BEHIND the mirror Therefore, if you stand a distance = ½ of your near point, the distance to the image will be the near point distance. d Preflight 6 BB A B C D E 1. 2. 3. Parallel rays are transmitted and pass through focal point (f1) Those rays also pass through focal point of second lens (f2) and therefore are transmitted parallel to the axis. f2 > f1 implies that the width > w1 25 20 15 10 5 0 The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope Currently being built in Chile. Various members of our Phys Dept are part of the scientific team. Operational in 2015. Particular scientific goals of the LSST include: Particular •Measuring weak gravitational lensing to detect signatures of dark energy Measuring and dark matter in the universe. and •Mapping near-Earth asteroids •Detecting Novae and supernovae •Mapping the Milky Way How to ma...
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