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The demonstration of table-top high average power extreme-ultraviolet (EUV) lasers combined with the engineering of specialized optics has enabled the demonstration of full-field microscopes that have achieved tens of nanometer spatial resolution. This paper describes the geometry of the EUV microscopes tailored to specific imaging applications. The microscope illumination characteristics are assessed and an analysis on the microscope's spatial resolution is presented. Examples of the capabilities of these table-top EUV aerial microscopes for imaging nanostructures and surfaces are presented.