Q. 4

A simple microscope using a single lens often shows coloured image of a white source. Why?

Answer :

Chromatic and spherical aberrations cause the coloured image of a white source when viewed an


image using single lens as, the lens used in a simple microscope is convex.



Hence the image so formed appears coloured on the edges of the lens.


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