Definition of Schmidt camera

1. Noun. Reflecting telescope that has plate that corrects for aberration so a wide area of sky can be photographed.

Exact synonyms: Schmidt Telescope
Generic synonyms: Reflecting Telescope, Reflector



Definition of Schmidt camera

1. Noun. (astronomy) A camera mounted in a Schmidt telescope ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Schmidt Camera

Schliemann
Schlieren system
Schlumbergera
Schlumbergera baridgesii
Schlumbergera buckleyi
Schlumbergera gaertneri
Schlumbergera truncatus
Schmid-Fraccaro syndrome
Schmidel's anastomoses
Schmidt
Schmidt's syndrome
Schmidt-Lanterman clefts
Schmidt-Lanterman incisures
Schmidt-Thannhauser method
Schmidt camera (current term)
Schmidt diet
Schmidt telescope
Schmidtian
Schmorl's bacillus
Schmorl's ferric-ferricyanide reduction stain
Schmorl's jaundice
Schmorl's nodule
Schmorl's picrothionin stain
Schnabel
Schneider's first rank symptoms
Schneiderian
Schneidersitz
Schnoodle
Schnoodles

Literary usage of Schmidt camera

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1. The Command of Light: Rowland's School of Physics and the Spectrum by George Kean Sweetnam (2000)
"... Wood grating and a Schmidt camera. With a dispersion of 10.2 A/mm, Dunham measured stellar lines to the nearest hundredth of an angstrom—approaching the ..."

2. The Command of Light: Rowland's School of Physics and the Spectrum by George Kean Sweetnam (2000)
"The absorption of light by lenses was still significant, and the invention of the Schmidt camera in Germany in the early 1930s made possible the handling of ..."

3. Directory of Federal Laboratory and Technology Resources: A Guide to (1993)
"... and 0.6-m Schmidt camera. NOAO also operates the Cerro-Tololo Inter- American Observatory near La Serena, Chile. ..."

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