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an instrument that measures the altitude and azimuth of celestial bodies

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A 1998 follow-up study using the Russian 6-meter Large Altazimuth Telescope found magnitudes, diameters, separations, morphological types, configurations, and radial velocities.
Opticians are working to remake a flawed 42-ton slab of glass into a first-rate primary mirror for the 6-meter Bolshoi Teleskop Azimutal'ny (Large Altazimuth Telescope) on Russia's Mount Pastukhov.
Double your observing pleasure with Orion Telescopes & Binoculars' new SkyView Mini Altazimuth Telescope Mount ($299.95).
The scope has two modes of motorized operation: Go To, and what Orion calls "Auto Tracking." 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.