Definition of Optical telescope

1. Noun. An astronomical telescope designed to collect and record light from cosmic sources.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Optical Telescope

optical noise
optical opacity
optical pachymeter
optical phenomenon
optical prism
optical pyrometer
optical righting reflexes
optical rotation
optical rotatory dispersion
optical scrambler
optical sectioning
optical spectrum
optical staining
optical storage devices
optical switch
optical telescope (current term)
optical transfer function
optical trap
optical tubelength
optically active

Literary usage of Optical telescope

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Space Flight: The First Thirty Years (1993)
"... Hawley, McCandless, Sullivan The Hubble Space Telescope, the first large optical telescope ever to be placed above the Earth's atmosphere and the first ..."

2. Selling to NASA (1994)
"... is a multipurpose optical telescope which, when placed in Earth's orbit, will enable scientists to observe objects in space that are 50 to 100 times ..."

3. NIST at 100: Foundations for Progressedited by Raymond G. Kammer edited by Raymond G. Kammer (2001)
"This success influenced the Corning Glass Works in casting a 5 meter (200 inch) mirror for what became the largest optical telescope in the world, ..."

4. Corona and Coronet: Being a Narrative of the Amherst Eclipse Expedition to by Mabel Loomis Todd (1899)
"... takes cognizance of faintest light from unknown suns blazing uncomprehended millions of miles away, which no merely optical telescope, however powerful, ..."

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