Maksutov telescope

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Noun1.Maksutov telescope - reflecting telescope in which the aberration of the concave mirror is reduced by a meniscus lensMaksutov telescope - reflecting telescope in which the aberration of the concave mirror is reduced by a meniscus lens
reflecting telescope, reflector - optical telescope consisting of a large concave mirror that produces an image that is magnified by the eyepiece; "Isaac Newton invented the reflecting telescope in 1668"