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Parts of the Light Microscope
contains the ocular lens
holds the high- and low- power objective leses; can be rotated to change magnification
magnification ranges from 10x to 40x
hold the slide in place
supports the slide being viewed
projects light upwards through the diaphragm, the specimen, and the lenses
used to support the microscope when carried
course adjustment knob
moves the stage up and down for focusing
fine adjustment knob
moves the stage slightly to sharpen the image
regulates the amount of light on the specimen
supports the microscope
field of view decreases
What happens as the power of magnification increases?