Herschelian telescope

Definition of Herschelian telescope

a reflecting telescope of the form invented by Sir William Herschel, in which only one speculum is employed, by means of which an image of the object is formed near one side of the open end of the tube, and to this the eyeglass is applied directly.

See also: Telescope

Related Words

off-axis reflector, reflecting telescope, reflector
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