Definition of Newtonian reflector

1. Noun. Reflecting telescope in which the image is viewed through an eyepiece perpendicular to main axis.

Exact synonyms: Newtonian Telescope
Generic synonyms: Reflecting Telescope, Reflector



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Newtonian Reflector

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Newton's law
Newton's law of gravitation
Newton's law of motion
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Newton's second law
Newton's second law of motion
Newton's theory of gravitation
Newton's third law
Newton's third law of motion
Newton hearing
Newtonian
Newtonian constant of gravitation
Newtonian fluid
Newtonian mechanics
Newtonian reflector (current term)
Newtonian telescope
Newtonmas
Newtonmases
Newtown Wonder
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Neyman-Pearson statistical hypothesis
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Literary usage of Newtonian reflector

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1. The Heavens: An Illustrated Handbook of Popular Astronomy by Amédée Guillemin (1867)
"Newtonian reflector. magnifier. Thus, in Newton's construction, the observer is placed sideways, at a right angle to the direction of the rays which enter ..."

2. Philosophical Transactions by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1781)
"Twenty-feet Newtonian reflector; power 300. April 8. 7 h. 30'. ... Ten-feet Newtonian reflector;, power about zn. 7 h. 50'. Mars appeared as in fig. 17. ..."

3. The Edinburgh Journal of Science by Royal Society of Edinburgh (1826)
"The star £ Bootis was seen " close double" by Mr Pond at Lisbon, perhaps twenty years ago,* and, as I believe, with a Newtonian reflector of six inches ..."

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