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Distance from center to the light source=((2*Number-1)*Wavelength*Distance between slits and screen)/(2*Distance between two coherent sources) GO
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Distance from center to the light source=(Number*Wavelength*Distance between slits and screen)/Distance between two coherent sources GO
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Path Difference=(2*Number+1)*Wavelength/2 GO
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Path Difference=(2*pi)/Wavelength GO
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Path Difference=Number*Wavelength GO

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Resolving power=(2*Refractive Index*sin(Theta))/Wavelength GO

### Resolving power of a telescope Formula

Resolving power=Aperture of Objective/1.22*Wavelength
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## How is resolving power of a telescope calculated ?

In telescopes, very close objects such as binary stars or individual stars of galaxies subtend very small angles on the telescope. To resolve them we need very large apertures. We can use Rayleigh’s to determine the resolving power. R.P. = a / 1.22λ where a is the aperture of the objective and λ is the wavelength of the light used to illuminate the object.

## How to Calculate Resolving power of a telescope?

Resolving power of a telescope calculator uses Resolving power=Aperture of Objective/1.22*Wavelength to calculate the Resolving power, Resolving power of a telescope is the inverse of the smallest angular separations between two distant objects, whose images are separated in the telescope. Resolving power and is denoted by RP symbol.

How to calculate Resolving power of a telescope using this online calculator? To use this online calculator for Resolving power of a telescope, enter Wavelength (λ) and Aperture of Objective (a) and hit the calculate button. Here is how the Resolving power of a telescope calculation can be explained with given input values -> 3.278689 = 2/1.22*2.

### FAQ

What is Resolving power of a telescope?
Resolving power of a telescope is the inverse of the smallest angular separations between two distant objects, whose images are separated in the telescope and is represented as RP=a/1.22*λ or Resolving power=Aperture of Objective/1.22*Wavelength. Wavelength is the distance between identical points (adjacent crests) in the adjacent cycles of a waveform signal propagated in space or along a wire and Aperture of Objective is the measure of its ability to gather light and to resolve fine specimen detail while working at a fixed object distance.
How to calculate Resolving power of a telescope?
Resolving power of a telescope is the inverse of the smallest angular separations between two distant objects, whose images are separated in the telescope is calculated using Resolving power=Aperture of Objective/1.22*Wavelength. To calculate Resolving power of a telescope, you need Wavelength (λ) and Aperture of Objective (a). With our tool, you need to enter the respective value for Wavelength and Aperture of Objective and hit the calculate button. You can also select the units (if any) for Input(s) and the Output as well.
How many ways are there to calculate Resolving power?
In this formula, Resolving power uses Wavelength and Aperture of Objective. We can use 1 other way(s) to calculate the same, which is/are as follows -
• Resolving power=(2*Refractive Index*sin(Theta))/Wavelength
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