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Dove prism

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noun Optics.
a prism that inverts a beam of light, often used in a telescope to produce an erect image.
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Also called erecting prism, reversing prism, rotating prism.

Origin of Dove prism

Named after Heinrich W. Dove (1803–79), German physicist
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