Distinguish between real and virtual images
CBSE Class 10
Class 10 Science
2016-10-17 12:45:57 UTC
Real image :
Real image is formed, if light after reflection or refraction converges to a point.
Here the rays actually meet at the image point.
It can be obtained on screen.
It is always inverted.
Virtual image :
Virtual image is formed when rays after reflection appears to be coming from a point.
Here the rays appears to diverge from the image point.
It cannot be obtained on screen.
It is always erect.