Huygens' eyepiece


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Huygens' eyepiece

(ˈhaɪɡənz)
n
(General Physics) physics a telescope eyepiece consisting of two planoconvex lenses separated by a distance equal to half the sum of their focal lengths, which are in the ratio of three to one, and oriented so that their curved surfaces face the incident light
[C19: named after Christiaan Huygens ]