This may sound like a really dumb question, but I am trying my best to wrap my head around this and not having much luck.
Lets say I’m looking at a building down the block (or Jupiter for that matter.
If I look at it through some, 2x binoculars (ignore the fact that such a binocular may/may not exist for the moment), does the object appear “twice” as close? Hence, if the building down the street is 1000 ft away, it looks the same to me as if I was only 500 ft from it? That isn’t the way it works, is it?
What about 3x? 200x?