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slew

(rotating a telescope to point it)

To slew a telescope is to move (rotate) it in order to aim it. In the case of a space telescope, it may mean rotating the entire craft.


(telescopes)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slew

Referenced by pages:
Livermore Optical Transient Imaging System (LOTIS)
slew survey

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