Foucault Speed of Light Experiment

  1. In my class's set up of Foucault's design of the experiment to measure the speed of light, the light beam passes through a beam splitter but there is only one beam spot in the microscope. I'm confused as to why this is. Can someone help explain it to me?
     
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