coude telescope

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Noun1.coude telescope - a reflecting telescope so constructed that the light is led to a plate holder or spectrograph
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"
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This view is centered on the 3.6-meter New Technology Telescope (NTT), with the old 3.6-meter telescope and 1.4-meter Coude Auxiliary Telescope (CAT) behind the photographer.