Equatorial telescope


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Related to Equatorial telescope: declination axis, Equatorial mount
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Clockwise from left: Study of a Woman in Black, The Big Yin, Shadow Hand Puppets, Dansken equatorial telescope (part of University of Strathclyde Wonderwall), and Saint Luke's & the Winged Ox
For more than two decades after the English-mounted reflector was completed in 1869, the GMT was the largest equatorial telescope in the world, and it remained the largest telescope in the Southern Hemisphere until 1922.
Bidston Observatory; and, above, the great equatorial telescope which was used during a lunar eclipse in September, 1932 Main picture: GARETH JONES
Matt Robinson, a Kielder Observatory volunteer, looks at Jupiter through > a 20" split-ring equatorial telescope.
The 0.75m compact split-ring equatorial telescope was built in the SAAO workshops and completed in January 1993.
Again, however, specifics of place have prevailed as the cruciform arrangement has been usefully colonised by exhibition designers Thomas Matthews and linked by A & M's dramatic helical stair, situated at the crossing point where the Thompson Equatorial telescope originally stood.
The Dungeness Lighthouse in Kent - the first 20th century lighthouse in the country - and the Equatorial Telescope in Herstmonceux,East Sussex, which was built to take over the work of the Greenwich Observatory have also both been given Grade II status.
He attended annual meetings and presented papers ranging from thread cutting practice to a description of his patented turret equatorial telescope.
Caption: Observers in the Northern Hemisphere enjoy having second-magnitude Polaris as an approximate guide to the north celestial pole when aligning an equatorial telescope mount.
The chart's limiting magnitude and image scale have always been sufficient for my needs, which typically involved my efforts to accurately align equatorial telescope mounts.