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Two Point Sources: High Resolution. Credit and Copyright

The two nearby point sources are well resolved, with clearly evident individual diffraction rings.

Graphic adapted by Steven Vasaune from original figure in "Atlas of Optical Phenomena," Michel Cagnet et al., 1962, Springer-Verlag, Berlin.

Resolution: Discerning the File Details

Copyright 1995: Board of Trustees, University of Illinois

NCSA. Last modified 11/27/95.