Achromatic telescope


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one in which the chromatic aberration is corrected, usually by means of a compound or achromatic object glass, and which gives images free from extraneous color.
See under Achromatic.

See also: Achromatic, Telescope

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In 1824 the world's largest achromatic telescope of that time was installed and Friedrich von Struve started further observations from Tartu.
five' telescope, a 2%-inch achromatic telescope with stand; one terrestrial eyepiece and three astronomical eyepieces: 'Annual report of the Council', MNRAS 37(4), (1877 February).
The dwelling's "tower room," his observatory, contained three achromatic telescopes with focal lengths of 1.