Herschelian telescope


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Related to Herschelian telescope: Reflector telescope
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Noun1.Herschelian telescope - a reflecting telescope with the mirror slightly tilted to throw the image to the side where it can be viewedHerschelian telescope - a reflecting telescope with the mirror slightly tilted to throw the image to the side where it can be viewed
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"