altazimuth

noun, often attributive
alt·az·i·muth | \(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

First Known Use of altazimuth

1851, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for altazimuth

International Scientific Vocabulary altitude + azimuth

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