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eyepiece
  چشمی   
cašmi (#)

Fr.: oculaire   

A lens system, also known as an ocular, used to magnify the image formed by the objective of a telescope.

From → eye + piece, from O.Fr. pièce, from V.L. *pettia, probably from Gaulish (cf. Welsh peth "thing;" Breton pez "piece"), from O.Celt. base *pett-.

Cašmi "ocular," adj. of cašmeye + -i adj. suffix.

Kellner eyepiece
  چشمی ِ کلنر   
cešmi-ye Kellner (#)

Fr.: oculaire de Kellner   

The first achromatic eyepiece consisting of a convex lens and a plano-convex lens. The convex surfaces are turned toward one another.

Named after the inventor Carl Kellner (1826-1855), a German engineer and optician; → eyepiece

orthoscopic eyepiece
  چشمیِ اردابینی   
cešmi-ye ardâbini

Fr.: oculaire orthoscopique   

A telescopic eyepiece that produces a wide field of view (between 40° and 50°). The eyepiece consists of a single element lens that is normally plano-convex, and a cemented triplet that is usually symmetrical.

orthoscopic; → eyepiece.

Ramsden eyepiece
  چشمی ِ رمزدن   
cešmi-ye Ramsden (#)

Fr.: oculaire de Ramsden   

An eyepiece consisting of two planoconvex lenses of the same focal length, placed with the convex sides facing each other and with a separation between the lenses of about two-thirds of the focal length of each.

Named after Jesse Ramsden (1735-1800), English maker of astronomical instruments; → eyepiece.