- Dawes' limit
The formula takes different forms depending on the units.
R = 4.56/D D in inches, R in arcseconds R = 11.6/D D in centimeters, R in arcseconds where D is the diameter of the main lens (aperture) R is the resolving power of the instrument
- Rayleigh criterion
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