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Schmidt telescope

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  • n. A telescope, having a wide field of view, comprising a thin aspheric lens and a large concave mirror

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  • n. reflecting telescope that has plate that corrects for aberration so a wide area of sky can be photographed

Etymologies

From Bernhard Schmidt German optician (Wiktionary)

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