Guiding telescope | Article about guiding telescope by The Free Dictionary
guiding telescope[′gīd·iŋ ¦tel·ə‚skōp]
A telescope that is mounted so that it remains parallel to a photographic telescope and is used by a person observing through it to supplement the clock motion in keeping the image of a celestial body motionless on a photographic plate.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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