(also transit instrument)
- another term for meridian circle.More example sentences
- At the Greenwich Royal Observatory Halley used the first transit instrument and devised a method for determining longitude at sea by means of lunar observations.
- In astronomy he installed the first transit instrument in the Paris Observatory.
- He is particularly famous in this area for his brilliant ideas on improving the design of a transit instrument.
More definitions of transit circleDefinition of transit circle in:
- The US English dictionary