Hosted by David Fuller of “Eyes on the Sky,” this video discusses the basics of telescope magnification and focal ratio. Each concept is covered, guiding the viewer through how to calculate magnification of a telescope and eyepiece combination, and how to determine the focal ratio of a given telescope. An excellent primer for anyone wanting to understand more about telescopes.
Telescope Basics: Learn to calculate magnification for a telescope/understand focal ratios
Posted on September 29, 2014, in Equipment, Telescopes, Understand Science, Videos and tagged David Fuller, focal ratio, magnification, Magnification of telescope, planet Mars, telescope magnification, Telescopes, Video. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.