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equatorial telescope

Syllabification: e·qua·to·ri·al tel·e·scope

Definition of equatorial telescope in English:

noun

An astronomical telescope on an equatorial mount.
Example sentences
  • Dr Paul Callanan said restoration work had already been completed on the main instrument, an equatorial telescope in the dome.
  • For an equatorial telescope to track accurately, its polar axis must be aligned with the pole.
  • This knowledge is not required to enjoy using a telescope, or even to use an equatorial telescope because such scopes can be used for casual viewing without mastering all the skills first.

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