altazimuth

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an instrument that measures the altitude and azimuth of celestial bodies

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In the 1917 May Journal Ainslie wrote a useful three page paper (37) entitled: Notes from the Instrument Committee--On the Choice of a Telescope in which he explained the relative advantages and disadvantages of reflectors, refractors, equatorial mounts and altazimuth mounts.