terrestrial telescope

noun

Definition of terrestrial telescope

: a refracting telescope for viewing terrestrial objects through an eyepiece that consists of three or four lenses so arranged that the final image is right side up — compare astronomical telescope, field glass, spyglass

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“Terrestrial telescope.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/terrestrial%20telescope. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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