finder telescope
Finder Find"er, n. 1. One who, or that which, finds; specifically (Astron.), a small telescope of low power and large field of view, attached to a larger telescope, for the purpose of finding an object more readily, called also a {finder telescope} or {finder scope}. [1913 Webster +PJC]

2. (Micros.) A slide ruled in squares, so as to assist in locating particular points in the field of vision. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Finder — Find er, n. 1. One who, or that which, finds; specifically (Astron.), a small telescope of low power and large field of view, attached to a larger telescope, for the purpose of finding an object more readily, called also a {finder telescope} or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • finder scope — Finder Find er, n. 1. One who, or that which, finds; specifically (Astron.), a small telescope of low power and large field of view, attached to a larger telescope, for the purpose of finding an object more readily, called also a {finder… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Telescope spatial — Télescope spatial Le télescope spatial Hubble en orbite autour de la Terre. Un télescope spatial est un télescope placé au delà de l atmosphère. Le télescope spatial présente l avantage par rapport à son homologue terrestre de ne pas être… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Téléscope spatial — Télescope spatial Le télescope spatial Hubble en orbite autour de la Terre. Un télescope spatial est un télescope placé au delà de l atmosphère. Le télescope spatial présente l avantage par rapport à son homologue terrestre de ne pas être… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Finder — may refer to:* A device attached to a telescope which gives a much larger field of view than the main telescope and so allows an astronomer to center the telescope on an object using crosshairs. * Finder (software), a core component of the Apple… …   Wikipedia

  • finder — [fīn′dər] n. 1. a person or thing that finds 2. VIEWFINDER 3. a small, low powered telescope attached to a larger one, used to locate objects for closer view with the more powerful telescope: see TELESCOPE ☆ 4. a person who, for a fee (finder s… …   English World dictionary

  • finder — ► NOUN 1) a person who finds someone or something. 2) a small telescope attached to a large one to locate an object for observation. 3) a viewfinder. ● finders keepers (losers weepers) Cf. ↑finders keepers losers weepers …   English terms dictionary

  • Télescope spatial — Le télescope spatial Hubble en orbite autour de la Terre. Un télescope spatial est un télescope placé au delà de l atmosphère. Le télescope spatial présente l avantage par rapport à son homologue terrestre de ne pas être perturbé par l atmosphère …   Wikipédia en Français

  • finder — /fuyn deuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that finds. 2. Photog. a. a range finder. b. Also called viewfinder. a camera part or attachment enabling a photographer to determine what will be included in the picture. 3. Astron. a small, wide angled… …   Universalium

  • finder — noun Date: 14th century 1. one that finds 2. a small astronomical telescope of low power and wide field attached to a larger telescope for finding an object 3. viewfinder …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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