meniscus-Schmidt telescope

meniscus-Schmidt telescope

[mə′nis·kəs ′shmit ′tel·ə‚skōp]
(optics)
A variant of the Schmidt system in which the corrector plate is replaced by a weaker corrector plate followed by a meniscus lens. Also known as Maksutov-Schmidt telescope; Schmidt-Maksutov telescope.
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