Heliostat sentence example
- Foucault's heliostat reflects the rays horizontally in any required direction.
- In the absence of a heliostat it is more convenient to obtain a point of light with the aid of a lens of short focus.
- Silbermann's heliostat reflects the rays in any direction.
- - Silbermann's Heliostat.
- One of the most important applications of the heliostat is as an adjunct to the newer forms of ' horizontal telescopes (q.v.) and in conjunction with spectroscopic telescopes in observations of eclipses.Advertisement
- In the absence of a heliostat the latter was the more convenient.
- HELIOSTAT (from Gr.