altazimuth telescope


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altazimuth telescope

[al′taz·ə·məth ′tel·ə‚skōp]
(optics)
A telescope equipped with an altazimuth mounting.
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SAO operates two major facilities: the Academy of Sciences Radio Astronomy Telescope (RATAN-600) and the 6-meter Large Altazimuth Telescope (BTA), Russia's largest radio and optical telescopes, respectively.
Both units behaved themselves very well when tracking an object through the zenith, a difficult task for an altazimuth telescope.
A modified version of this program has the added ability to control an altazimuth telescope.