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Newtonian-Cassegrain telescope




A Cassegrain telescope fitted with a flat diagonal mirror to intercept the converging beam from the secondary and reflect it to the side of the tube. Unlike a standard Cassegrain, the primary mirror does not need a central hole, and the focal position can be arranged to coincide with the declination axis of the mounting to give a stationary observing position.


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