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Dall-Kirkham Telescope

(type of reflecting telescope)

A Dall-Kirkham Telescope is a Reflector Telescope with a concave elliptical Primary Mirror and a convex spherical secondary. They are easier to grind than a Cassegrain Reflector or Ritchey-Chrétien Telescope (RCT) and used for amateur telescopes.


(telescope type,reflector)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reflecting_telescope#Dall.E2.80.93Kirkham

Referenced by:
Reflector Telescope

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