Back to Home

General Forum Message

Forums: Atm · Astrophotography · Blackholes · Blackholes2 · CCD · Celestron · Domes · Education
Eyepieces · Meade · Misc. · God and Science · SETI · Software · UFO · XEphem
RSS Button

Home | Discussion Forums | Misc. Topics | Post
Login

Be the first pioneers to continue the Astronomy Discussions at our new Astronomy meeting place...
The Space and Astronomy Agora
Field Of View

Forum List | Follow Ups | Post Message | Back to Thread Topics
Posted by Ace on July 4, 2000 12:09:01 UTC

What determines the field of view? Is it the APERTURE (DIAMETER OF THE LENS OR MIRROR) or the Apperture in conjunction with the focal length?
Example: a 400mm focal lenght with an 80mm aperture would give a wider field of view than a 700mm focal lenght with an 80mm aperture...TRUE???

Ace

Follow Ups:

Login to Post
Additional Information
Google
 
Web www.astronomy.net
DayNightLine
About Astronomy Net | Advertise on Astronomy Net | Contact & Comments | Privacy Policy
Unless otherwise specified, web site content Copyright 1994-2020 John Huggins All Rights Reserved
Forum posts are Copyright their authors as specified in the heading above the post.
"dbHTML," "AstroGuide," "ASTRONOMY.NET" & "VA.NET"
are trademarks of John Huggins