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spectroscope

 [spek´trah-skōp]
an instrument for developing and analyzing the spectrum of a substance. adj., adj spectroscop´ic.

spec·tro·scope

(spek'trō-skōp),
An instrument for resolving light from any luminous body into its spectrum, and for the analysis of the spectrum so formed. It consists of a prism that refracts the light or a grating for diffraction of the light, an arrangement for rendering the rays parallel, and a telescope that magnifies the spectrum.
[spectro- + G. skopeō, to view]

spectroscope

/spec·tro·scope/ (spek´trah-skōp) an instrument for developing and analyzing spectra.spectroscop´ic

spectroscope

[spek′trə·skōp]
Etymology: L, spectrum, spectrum; Gk, skopein, to examine
an instrument for developing and analyzing spectra.

spec·tro·scope

(spek'trŏ-skōp)
An instrument for resolving light from any luminous body into its spectrum, and for the analysis of the spectrum so formed; consists of a prism that refracts the light or a grating for diffraction of the light, an arrangement for rendering the rays parallel, and a telescope that magnifies the spectrum.
[spectro- + G. skopeō, to view]

spectroscope 

An instrument for producing and observing spectra. It consists of a slit, a diffraction grating or a prism to disperse the radiations, achromatic lenses, and an eyepiece to observe them. See monochromator; spectrum.

spectroscope

an instrument for developing and analyzing the spectrum of a substance.
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00) that allows eyepieces with nonthreaded barrels to be used with the spectroscope.
Directions for using the spectroscope are straightforward and well covered in the short manual provided.
With the idea that this spectroscope was designed for educational use, I chose a 4-inch (100-mm) f/10 refractor for testing.
Rainbow's accessory eyepiece and adapter were ordered along with the star spectroscope, and these were also checked out.
The maker suggests using the spectroscope on a few bright stars first, to learn the technique.
Don't tape or glue it into place until you've tested the spectroscope.
Hold the spectroscope directly under a strong lamp to test it.
Now use the spectroscope to observe the spectra of different kinds of light.

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