Reflecting Telescopes

Figure 2.8. A Newtonian reflecting telescope with a primary mirror, a small diagonal secondary mirror, and an eyepiece.

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Figure 2.9. A Cassegrain reflecting telescope with a concave primary mirror, a small convex secondary mirror, and an eyepiece.

Refer to Figures 2.8 and 2.9. Identify the reflecting telescope's primary mirror;

Answer: (a) Eyepiece; (b) prime focus; (c) primary mirror.

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