coelostat

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Related to Latin coelestis (sky), corrupted form of caelestis, +‎ -stat.

Noun[edit]

coelostat (plural coelostats)

  1. (astronomy) A device that rotates a telescope so as to keep its orientation constant with relation to the stars.