Photographic telescope

a telescope specially constructed to make photographs of the heavenly bodies.

See also: Telescope

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Each photographic telescope was to have a guide telescope with an aperture of 10 inches (25.
Another requirement of photographic telescopes was that their drives should be extremely precise and steady so that guiding should not have to be done too often during the long exposures.
With the advances in photographic telescopes and aerial cameras, the digital images we are able to capture with HiRISE are unique in their incredibly high resolution and complexity, thereby creating visual depictions of Mars much greater in detail -- and file size -- than ever before," said Chris Bradshaw, Senior Engineer, USGS Astrogeology Research Program.