Physics

Question

The lens in the eyepiece of a telescope magnifies light by bending it. What is this bending called?

2 Answer

  • I believe that it is called refracting...
  • Answer:

    It is called refraction.

    Explanation:

    When a ray of light enters through one medium to another, it deviates from its path. This deviation is called refraction.

    When ray travel from rarer medium to denser medium then after refraction, it bends towards the normal.

    When ray travels from denser medium to rarer medium, it bends away from the normal.

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