Dobsonian telescope

[ dob-soh-nee-uhn ]
/ dɒbˈsoʊ ni ən /

noun

a relatively inexpensive Newtonian telescope, suitable for visual but not photographic use, in which the tube assembly slips freely in the lower base.

QUIZZES

GEE WHILLIKERS! WAIT TILL YOU SEE THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

Do you remember all the words from last week, September 21–27, 2020? Then this quiz should be butyraceous.
Question 1 of 7
What does “yare” mean?

Origin of Dobsonian telescope

after John Dobson, U.S. astronomer, its inventor; see -ian

Words nearby Dobsonian telescope

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020