Science Image Library: Microscope Photos

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Microscope Photos

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Binocular Lenses of a Compound Microscope

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Compound Light Microscope (Click on image to enlarge.)
Compound Microscope Ocular Lenses (Click on image to enlarge.)
1, 2 & 3. Binocular lenses of compound light microscope.
Compound Microscope Additional Parts (Click on image to enlarge.)
1. Base of compound microscope; 2. Coaxial knobs for adjusting mechanical stage; 3. Mechanical stage of light microscope; 4.Light coming from base with iris diaphragm above.
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Compound Microscope Objective Lenses (Click on image to enlarge.)
 1 & 2. 4x scanning objective lens of compound light microscope; 3 & 4. 10x low power objective lens; 5. 40x high dry power objective lens
1. 40x high dry power objective lens covered with finger cot; 2 & 3. 100x oil immersion lens​; 4 & 5. Four objective lenses of compound microscope: 4x, 10x, 40x, 100x.
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