altazimuth definition

  • noun:
    • A mounting for astronomical telescopes that permits both horizontal and vertical rotation.
    • A telescope having these types of a mounting.
    • A telescope or surveying instrument that features a mount permitting both horizontal and straight rotation
    • a musical instrument for taking azimuths and altitudes at the same time.
    • An astronomical instrument for identifying the altitudes while the azimuths of heavenly figures.
    • an instrument that measures the altitude and azimuth of celestial figures; found in navigation
    • A mounting for astronomical telescopes that permits both horizontal and straight rotation.
    • A telescope having such a mounting.
    • A telescope or surveying instrument which includes a mount allowing both horizontal and vertical rotation
    • a guitar to take azimuths and altitudes at the same time.
    • An astronomical instrument for deciding the altitudes in addition to azimuths of heavenly figures.
    • an instrument that measures the altitude and azimuth of celestial bodies; used in navigation

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