terrestrial telescope


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terrestrial telescope

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(General Physics) a telescope for use on earth rather than for making astronomical observations. Such telescopes contain an additional lens or prism system to produce an erect image. Compare astronomical telescope
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"A leader in Rochester's world-class optics and photonics industry, Harris employees are making history by manufacturing the world's largest terrestrial telescope active secondary mirror system in Rochester, N.Y.
Summary: BEIRUT: Those born in the late 20th century are familiar with the way the lunar landscape looks when photographed through a high-power terrestrial telescope. It requires more imagination to place such images alongside those of ruined human bones.
One might now ask--if Digges had had access to optics similar in size and focal length to those that I used, would he have produced a viable terrestrial telescope? I am sure that the answer is a definite YES!
A leader in Rochesters world-class optics and photonics industry, Harris employees are making history by manufacturing the worlds largest terrestrial telescope active secondary mirror system in Rochester, New York.
On Earth, some infrared wavelengths can't penetrate the atmosphere, and others are overwhelmed by the glare of a terrestrial telescope's own heat.
When light from far-away galaxies travels towards Earth - and the lenses of terrestrial telescopes - it passes by other objects in the universe.
Many astronomers are demanding a space telescope because terrestrial telescopes are unable to detect objects on the other side of the Sun.
Using sensors that analyse the shape of light waves from either natural or artificial guide stars--the latter produced by focusing a set of lasers into the earth's atmosphere--and sophisticated deformable computer-controlled mirrors, terrestrial telescopes can correct for the distortion caused by the turbulence of the Earth's atmosphere in real time, enabling significantly sharper images.
The first pulsar readings proved the efficiency of HESS for inter-stellar observations from terrestrial telescopes.
The comet was not visible to any terrestrial telescopes due to its proximity to the sun but several spacecraft routinely observe the solar atmosphere and the comet was to be visible to them.