altitude-azimuth

noun
al·​ti·​tude-az·​i·​muth

Definition of altitude-azimuth

: altazimuth a telescope with an altitude-azimuth mount

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First Known Use of altitude-azimuth

1866, in the meaning defined above

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“Altitude-azimuth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/altitude-azimuth. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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