Light of Class 10
CHARACTERISTICS OF IMAGE FORMED BY PLANE MIRRORS:
Following are the important characteristics of image formed by plane mirrors.
Image formation by a plane mirror
Diagram to show lateral inversion
A mirror whose reflecting surface is a part of a hollow sphere is known as spherical mirror. For example, a dentist uses a curved mirror to examine the teeth closely, large curved mirrors are used in telescope at observatories.
These are of the type convex and concave.