Schmidt System Definition

A wide-angle optical system having a concave, spherical mirror whose aberration is neutralized by a correcting lens: often used in special, photographic reflecting telescopes to obtain clear pictures of large areas of the celestial sphere.
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Origin of Schmidt System

  • After Bernhard Voldemar Schmidt (1879–1935), Estonian-born German optical scientist

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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