spotting scope


spotting scope
noun
: a telescope for locating the strike of a bullet on a target

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Spotting scope — A spotting scope is a portable telescope, optimized for the observation of terrestrial objects. The magnification of a spotting scope is typically on the order of 20X to 60X. Other common features include: * somewhat rugged or rubber armoured… …   Wikipedia

  • spotting scope — /ˈspɒtɪŋ skoʊp/ (say spoting skohp) noun a portable telescope designed to be used by birdwatchers, spectators at sporting events, etc …   Australian English dictionary

  • starlight scope — starlight scope, a device for spotting rifle targets at night, similar to the sniperscope, but using nocturnal light from the sky to light up targets by means of a network of glass fibers, sensitized film, and electrons: »Unlike the older… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Digiscoping — Spotting scope with a digital camera mounted afocally using an adapter. Digiscoping is a neologism for the activity of using a digital camera to record distant images by coupling it with an optical telescope. The term usually refers to using… …   Wikipedia

  • Vortex Optics — Infobox Company name = Vortex Optics type = Corporation foundation = Middleton, Wisconsin, USA, 1986 founder = Daniel C. Hamilton location = Middleton, Wisconsin, USA slogan = The Force of Optics homepage = [http://www.vortexoptics.com Vortex… …   Wikipedia

  • Nikon — For other uses, see Nikon (disambiguation). Nikon Corporation 株式会社ニコン Type Public (TYO: 7731) Industry …   Wikipedia

  • Sky-Watcher — Infobox Company company type = Corporation foundation = 1980 location city = Richmond, British Columbia location country = Canada industry = Technology company slogan = For people curious enough to look up and wonder. homepage = http://www.sky… …   Wikipedia

  • Carl Zeiss AG — Infobox Company name = Carl Zeiss AG type = Aktiengesellschaft foundation = Jena, Germany (1846) location = flagicon|GEROberkochen, Germany slogan = We make it visible key people = Dr. Dieter Kurz, CEO and President num employees = 12,844 (March… …   Wikipedia

  • Scout Sniper — Scout Snipers from the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) in Djibouti as part of Combined Joint Task Force Horn of Africa (July 15, 2003) Scout Sniper (MOS 0317, formerly 8541) is a secondary MOS (Military Occupational… …   Wikipedia

  • Telescope — A telescope is an instrument designed for the observation of remote objects and the collection of electromagnetic radiation. The first known practically functioning telescopes were invented in the Netherlands at the beginning of the 17th century …   Wikipedia