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photopolarimeter

Syllabification: pho·to·po·lar·im·e·ter
Pronunciation: /ˌfōdōˌpōləˈrimədər
 
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Definition of photopolarimeter in English:

noun

A telescopic apparatus for photographing stars, galaxies, etc., and measuring the polarization of light from them.
Example sentences
  • I also worked with the Voyager photopolarimeter team that observed stellar occultations of Saturn's rings.
  • The Galileo mission launched in 1989 included a photopolarimeter-radiometer to determine thermal radiation on Jupiter and its moons.

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