Galilean telescope


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Galilean telescope

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(General Physics) a type of telescope with a convex objective lens and a concave eyepiece; it produces an erect image and is suitable for terrestrial use
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Noun1.Galilean telescope - a type of refracting telescope that is no longer used in astronomyGalilean telescope - a type of refracting telescope that is no longer used in astronomy
refracting telescope - optical telescope that has a large convex lens that produces an image that is viewed through the eyepiece
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It works on the principle of a Galilean telescope, whereby two hydrophobic acrylic IOLs are injected into the capsular bag and the sulcus, respectively (see Figure 2).
These ITS may be grouped into two types: the first one is composed of 2 lenses with high optical power (Galilean telescope) [11] and the second one is composed of mirrors (Cassegrain telescope) [12].
With the (probable) Galilean telescope of Horrocks, however, Venus would be seen in the top left quadrant of the screen.