Definition of equatorial telescope in English:

equatorial telescope

Line breaks: equa|tor¦ial tele|scope

noun

  • An astronomical telescope on an equatorial mount.
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    • 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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