terrestrial telescope

noun

: 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 4 Mar. 2024.

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