Definition of Newtonian telescope
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 telescope
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1. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1885)
"The Misses Lassell •were kind enough to lend me a seven-foot newtonian telescope made by Mr. Lassell, which possesses great perfection of figure and retains ..."
2. Ferguson's Lectures on Select Subjects in Mechanics, Hydrostatics by James Ferguson (1814)
"As the newtonian telescope was powerfully recommended to the world by the simplicity ... In the newtonian telescope, the large para- bolic speculum is not ..."
3. Treatise on Optics by David Brewster, Alexander Dallas Bache (1854)
"newtonian telescope. (210.) The newtonian telescope, which may be regarded as an improvement upon the Gregorian one, is represented in fig. ..."
4. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society by Royal Astronomical Society (1863)
"These elements give for the mean place the error C —OA* =— o"'7 AS=+7"-i On a mode of Figuring Glass Specula for the newtonian telescope. By the Rev. ..."
5. An Elementary Treatise on Optics: Containing All the Requisite Propositions by Richard Potter (1865)
"THE newtonian telescope. This telescope has been termed the amateur's telescope, and in no-wise incorrectly. Sir Isaac Newton formed the plan, polished the ..."
6. Lectures on Select Subjects in Mechanics, Hydrostatics, Hydraulics by James Ferguson, David Brewster (1823)
"On the newtonian telescope. As the newtonian telescope was powerfully recommended to the world by ... In the newtonian telescope, the large parabolic piate ..."