Specially designed microscope for use in Newton's rings experiment. It is very compact in size and economically priced. It houses an inbuilt light-reflecting unit for the experiment and the lightweight cast aluminum body has provision for positioning the Newton's rings setup. The vertical motion of the microscope through a focusing knob. Horizontal motion along a cast metal carriage with a micrometer at one end for fine adjustment and reading the horizontal position of the microscope with a LC of 0.01mm. The microscope has 75mm working distance and comes with 8× eye piece, Ramsden type with cross line graticule.