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an instrument that measures the altitude and azimuth of celestial bodies

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Double your observing pleasure with Orion Telescopes & Binoculars' new SkyView Mini Altazimuth Telescope Mount ($299.
The latter simply allows the instrument to operate like a motor-driven altazimuth telescope without the computerized pointing.
helps in anticipating Mercury's location with an altazimuth telescope.
The two Meades also tracked objects through the zenith without complaint, a tricky task that requires an altazimuth telescope to perform a quick about-face.
0 m f/4, 30 Cassegrain Altazimuth Mount Pastukhov, Russia 43[degrees] 39' N 41[degrees] 26' E 2,070 m Completed in 1975 and operated in the Caucasus Mountains by the Special Astrophysical Observatory (Russian Academy of Sciences), this reflector, whose official name means Large Altazimuth Telescope, has a moving weight of 740 tons.