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Parts of the microscope

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eye piece
10x magnification lens that you view the object with
body tube
light is direct to the eye
nosepiece
holds the objective lenses
high power objective lens
most powerful magnification (our microscope is 43x)
low power objective lens
Least powerful magnification (our microscope is 5x)
stage
holds the specimen
light source (mirror)
produces the light to view the specimen
base
supports the microscope
diaphragm
determines the amount of light entering the specimen
clip
holds the slide in place
fine adjustment knob
focuses the microscope on the specimen
Course adjustment knob
moves the stage up and down
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