Comet-finder
Comet-finder Com"et-find`er, or Comet- seeker Com"et- seek`er, n. (Astron.) A telescope of low power, having a large field of view, used for finding comets. [1913 Webster]

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  • comet-finder — /ˈkɒmət faɪndə/ (say komuht fuynduh) noun a telescope of low power but with a wide field, used to search for comets. Also, comet seeker …   Australian English dictionary

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