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Pinhole Camera Image

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A pinhole camera is a camera such that light from an object simply passes through a tiny hole into a dark box, and an image is projected onto the other side of the box.

When a pinhole camera is used to produce an image of a distant object, what are the characteristics of the image?

A
Type of Image Orientation of Image Size of Image Compared to Object
virtual inverted smaller
B
Type of Image Orientation of Image Size of Image Compared to Object
real upright smaller
C
Type of Image Orientation of Image Size of Image Compared to Object
real inverted smaller
D
Type of Image Orientation of Image Size of Image Compared to Object
real inverted larger
E
Type of Image Orientation of Image Size of Image Compared to Object
virtual upright smaller