Newtonian telescope definition

  • adjective:
    • a reflecting telescope, which rays from the big speculum are received by a plane mirror put diagonally in axis, and near the open end associated with tube, and tossed at correct angles toward one region of the tube, where in fact the image is formed and seen through eyeplace.
  • noun:
    • a form of showing telescope. See under Newtonian.
    • reflecting telescope in which the picture is viewed through an eyepiece perpendicular to main axis

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