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prime focus

The focal plane in which the image of the primary mirror or objective lens of a telescope forms, in the absence of other optical components.
Collins Dictionary of Astronomy © Market House Books Ltd, 2006

prime focus

[′prīm ′fō·kəs]
(optics)
The position in a reflecting telescope at which light from celestial objects is focused by the main mirror, located on the axis of the mirror near the open end of the tube.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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