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equatorial telescope

equatorial (def 4).
Also called equatorial instrument. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The dome contains an equatorial telescope, and the flank towers a transit instrument and mural circle.

  • A heavy block of granite forms the summit of this pier, and on this block rests the equatorial telescope.

    The Poet at the Breakfast Table Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  • This equatorial telescope and sliding roof are the gift of a former alumnus, left us by a provision in his will.

    The Mayor of Warwick

    Herbert M. Hopkins
  • The necessary measurements are made by that indispensable adjunct to the equatorial telescope known as the micrometer.

    The Story of the Heavens Robert Stawell Ball

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