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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An instrument that measures the altitude and azimuth of celestial bodies.

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  • The simple altazimuth mount allows vertical and horizontal movements for quick astro and terrestrial pointing.
  • We saw that the altazimuth employed at Upsala had no lenses.
  • This figure shows the peculiar ocular part of the altazimuth, with the vertical and horizontal circles.
  • It resembles an astronomical altazimuth, but instead of a telescope it carries an open tube without any lenses. for more
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