helioscope


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helioscope

(ˈhiːlɪəʊˌskəʊp)
n
(Astronomy) astronomy any apparatus used in observing the sun
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Siebert's most striking contribution in this remarkable volume is his painstaking reconstruction of Kircher's cosmological system, with its careful effort to preserve the essence of Church doctrine by retaining a fixed center point for the great cosmic machinery, and yet taking into account the evidence provided by decades of research with telescope, helioscope, and more traditional astronomical instruments.