Definition of Astronomical telescope
1. Noun. Any telescope designed to collect and record electromagnetic radiation from cosmic sources.
Generic synonyms: Scope, Telescope
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Literary usage of Astronomical telescope
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1. An Introduction to Natural Philosophy: Designed as a Text Book, for the Use by Denison Olmsted (1832)
"The astronomical telescope. 992. We begin with this variety because it is one of the most simple, and because in connexion with it, we may conveniently ..."
2. A Treatise on Optics by David Brewster (1838)
"astronomical telescope. (205.) THAT the telescope was invented in the thirteenth ... The astronomical telescope is represented in fig. 104.; M Fig. 164. ..."
3. The Heavens: An Illustrated Handbook of Popular Astronomy by Amédée Guillemin (1867)
"Theoretical Section of the astronomical telescope. of lenses, ... The Astronomical Telescope, is a refractor formed, as we have seen, of two systems of ..."
4. Transactions of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1902)
"Now, if we could erect the image of the object shown in the astronomical telescope, we should have the finest terrestrial telescope possible. ..."