How Does a Refracting Telescope Work?


A refracting telescope uses a convex glass lens to bend light and bring it into focus. This lens is thicker in the center, which bends the light more at the edge of the lens than light coming through the center, allowing all of the light to come together at a focus point. The point of focus is where the image is created.
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