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Why is the position inverted when you look through a microscope?

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To keep the answer very simple, the specimen being viewed is inverted when light passes through the objective lens (carrying the image) , which is usually convex in nature. So if you view something which is already "inverted" it would get corrected, i.e appear right.

(The bending of light is called a refraction, which causes the image to bend along with it.)

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