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English translation: Double refractor telescopes mounted on an equatorial mount.

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06:24 Oct 19, 2000
Catalan to English translations [PRO]
Catalan term or phrase: refractor equatorial doble (telescope)
This is part of a description of a telescope.

How is this expressed in English.

Any of you stargazers able to shed a little starlight on this one :-)
Berni Armstrong
Local time: 12:37
English translation:Double refractor telescopes mounted on an equatorial mount.
Explanation:
There are various distinct types of telescopes. But the most easily recognized as a classic telescope is the refractor (also known as a Newtonian) type. Others are Dobsonians, and Smith-Cassegrains, which are more compact in overall lenght.
The word "equatorial" refers to the fork-like mounting base which goes on top of a tripod. Nowadays these mounts are motorized and computer controlled to automatically point the scope to any chosen position in the sky.

Regards.
Luis Luis
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Luis Luis
United States
Local time: 05:37
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You just doubled your kudoz points in Cat/Eng Luis... thanx... and as I say, I hope they name a comet after you one day :-)

Cheers,
Berni

Have you checked out my homepage?
http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Academy/1985/index.html

I've started a Catalan resources page there. Anthing you think I might add would be very welcome.
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naDouble refractor telescopes mounted on an equatorial mount.
Luis Luis


  

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Double refractor telescopes mounted on an equatorial mount.


Explanation:
There are various distinct types of telescopes. But the most easily recognized as a classic telescope is the refractor (also known as a Newtonian) type. Others are Dobsonians, and Smith-Cassegrains, which are more compact in overall lenght.
The word "equatorial" refers to the fork-like mounting base which goes on top of a tripod. Nowadays these mounts are motorized and computer controlled to automatically point the scope to any chosen position in the sky.

Regards.
Luis Luis

Luis Luis
United States
Local time: 05:37
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 12
Grading comment
You just doubled your kudoz points in Cat/Eng Luis... thanx... and as I say, I hope they name a comet after you one day :-)

Cheers,
Berni

Have you checked out my homepage?
http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Academy/1985/index.html

I've started a Catalan resources page there. Anthing you think I might add would be very welcome.
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