Definition of Newtonian reflector
1. Noun. Reflecting telescope in which the image is viewed through an eyepiece perpendicular to main axis.
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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 ..."