How to calibrate a line micrometer

A straight line micrometer (sometimes referred to as a reticle) is a measuring device installed in the eyepiece of a microscope. The  ocular micrometer consists of a straight line numbered 1 through 10 divided into one hundred divisions. The metric between each division changes based on the different powers of magnification used.

 

An example of how to calibrate an eyepiece micrometer can be found at the following link: Calibrating an Eyepiece Micrometer 

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