Hi Bogdan
 
I don't think English is your native language but your grasp of English grammar is exceptional,. You are quite correct in your surmise that the correct word is "multiplier"
 
Barry
 
> Date: Fri, 8 Mar 2013 13:12:52 +0200
> From: daggerstab@gmail.com
> To: stellarium-pubdevel@lists.sourceforge.net
> Subject: [Stellarium-pubdevel] Oculars plug-in: Barlow lens "multiplicity"
>
> Hello.
>
> I have a little linguistic problem. :) The recent addition of Barlow
> lens support to the Oculars plugin uses "multiplicity" in the GUI to
> characterize the lenses. I'm not sure if this is the right term in
> English.
>
> Here are several dictionary definitions of "multiplicity":
> http://www.thefreedictionary.com/multiplicity
>
> And there's a mathematical term, but it seems even less relevant:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Multiplicity_%28mathematics%29
>
> I also did a Google search and it seems that the only place to use
> "multiplicity" with Barlow lenses is Stellarium's code. :)
>
> I think that the intended term was "multiplier", and that the
> appropriate label for that value in our case should be "multiplier",
> "magnification" or "magnification factor" (see here:
> http://taggart.glg.msu.edu/astro/barlow.htm ), but I'm not a native
> speaker. Can someone clarify this? Any other comments are welcome.
>
> Regards,
> Bogdan Marinov
>
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