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Old Friday 13th October 2017, 22:15   #19
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Originally Posted by elkcub View Post
For an 8x binocular, 'A' provides a 57.09 deg. AFOV at the retina.
Similarly 'B' provides a 65.65 deg. AFOV.

The additional 8.56 deg. in "apparent field" allows for greater depth cues and peripheral motion perception.

Ed
Thanks for the input. I've got plenty to learn. Are you saying that a larger apparent field of view projects an image on a larger area of the retina? Perhaps that is self-evident to many, but I just want to make sure I understand.

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