What on a microscope magnifies what you are looking at?
The high-power objective lens; which magnifies the specimen about 40x (depending on the microscope) and the low-power objective lens; which magnifies the object about 10x. If you arn't familiar with the given terms then look them up, there are probably answers on this website.
An optical microscope used in a laboratory would have 3 different types of lenses. They are :- (1) Condenser lens- directs light to the specimen if there is no in built light source. (2) Eye piece - lens close to the eye of the observer which magnifies the image created by the objective lens. (3) Objective - These are the lenses which are positioned closest to the specimen mounted on the stage of the microscope…
A microscope is a scientific instrument which magnifies objects that are too small to be seen by the naked eye. Microscopes come in two varieties - electron microscope (EM) and light microscope (L.M). It uses combination of magnifying lenses with a rotator that can be used to adjust the item view option.