Herzberger, Max J. Formerly, Department of Physics, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
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The image formed by the light rays from a self-luminous or an illuminated object that traverse an optical system. The image is said to be real if the light rays converge to a focus on the image side and virtual if the rays seem to come from a point within the instrument (see illustration).
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