Definition of terrestrial telescope in English:

terrestrial telescope

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  • A telescope used for observing terrestrial objects, which gives an image that is not inverted.
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    • The latter study led to the adaptive optics that now enable terrestrial telescopes to produce ultra-sharp images of distant celestial objects.
    • A terrestrial telescope with sharply defined markings placed in one of its image planes can be fitted to a weapon to offer magnification of the target and enhance accuracy.
    • Human exploration of space, the book argues, is gradually being supplanted by a more virtual and more sustainable exploration using robotic spacecraft and terrestrial telescopes.

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