In an astronomical telescope in normal adjustment a straight black line of length L is drawn on inside part of objective lens. The eye-piece forms a real image of this line. The length of this image is I. The magnification of the telescope is
The situation is shown in the figure.
Let and be the focal lengths of the objective and eyepiece respectively.
For normal adjustment distance of the objective from the eyepiece (tube length) +
Treating the line on the objective as the object and eyepiece as the lens.
The magnification of the telescope in normal adjustment is