altazimuth


alt·az·i·muth

noun, often attributive \(ˌ)al-ˈtaz-məth, -ˈta-zə-\

Definition of ALTAZIMUTH

:  a telescope mounted so that it can swing horizontally and vertically; also :  any of several other similarly mounted instruments

Origin of ALTAZIMUTH

International Scientific Vocabulary altitude + azimuth
First Known Use: 1851

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