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Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary stere- + comparator; originally formed as German stereokomparator
: a stereoscope used in making topographic measurements by the accurate comparison of stereoscopic photographs taken with an instrument having very great distance between the objectives or used in astronomy to detect small motions and brightness changes by stereoscopic examination of two photographs of the same celestial area taken at different times

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  • Wolf, Max — ▪ German astronomer in full  Maximillian Franz Joseph Cornelius Wolf   born June 21, 1863, Heidelberg, Baden [Germany] died Oct. 3, 1932, Heidelberg  German astronomer who applied photography to the search for asteroids (asteroid) and discovered… …   Universalium

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  • stereoplanigraph — “+ noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary stere + planigraph : an instrument for making topographic maps from observations made with a stereocomparator …   Useful english dictionary

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