• Definition for "coudé"
    • Bent at correct angles: applied to astronomical tools…
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coudé definition

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    • Bent at correct angles: applied to astronomical tools (usually transits or equatorials) when the rays are curved at right angles by several totally reflecting prisms or mirrors, to be able to deliver the picture to 1 end associated with the axis, where the eyepiece is placed.
    • Bent at right angles: put on astronomical devices (usually transits or equatorials) when the rays are curved at right perspectives by one or more totally showing prisms or mirrors, to be able to deliver the image to a single end of the axis, in which the eyepiece is placed.
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