Altazimuth

• (n.) An instrument for taking azimuths and altitudes simultaneously.
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altazimuth

noun an instrument that measures the altitude and azimuth of celestial bodies; used in navigation
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Altazimuth

Alt·az'i·muth noun [ All tude + azimuth .] (Astron.) An instrument for taking azimuths and altitudes simultaneously.
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Altazimuth

A mounting for a telescope or camera that has two, mutually perpendicular axes of rotation - one horizontal, the other vertical. This permits the telescope or camera to be slewed vertically and horizontally. A camera tripod is an example of an altazimuth mount
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Altazimuth

An altazimuth or universal transit instrument, is an astronomical instrument similar to a theodolite, having a telescope so mounted on a graduated vertical circle that it can be turned round in a plane perpendicular to the horizon, while it is also mounted so that is can also be turned horizontally to any point of the compass above a graduated hori...
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altazimuth

[n] - an instrument that measures the altitude and azimuth of celestial bodies
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