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- noun A telescope which, unlike most telescopes used for
astronomicalpurposes, contains an arrangement of lensespresenting an erect( non- inverted) image to the observer, suitable for observation of objects on the Earth's surface.
- noun astronomy An astronomical telescope which is physically
locatedon the surface of the Earth, as distinct from a telescope located in outer space.
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