Dobsonian telescope

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a truss-type Dobsonian

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Dobson +‎ -ian + telescope

From John Dobson, inventor of the telescope

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Dobsonian telescope ‎(plural Dobsonian telescopes)

  1. (astronomy) an alt-azimuth mounted Newtonian reflector (Newtonian telescope); a type of reflecting telescope (reflector)

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