Distinguish between real and virtual images

Real image :

  1. Real image is formed, if light after reflection or refraction converges to a point.
  2. Here the rays actually meet at the image point.
  3. It can be obtained on screen.
  4. It is always inverted.
    Virtual image :
  5. Virtual image is formed when rays after reflection appears to be coming from a point.
  6. Here the rays appears to diverge from the image point.
  7. It cannot be obtained on screen.
  8. It is always erect.