Definition of finderscope in English:

finderscope

noun

  • Astronomy. A small, low-magnification telescope with a wide field of view attached to a larger telescope for use as an aid for locating and aiming the telescope at an object of interest.

Origin

Early 20th century (in an earlier sense). From finder + -scope.

Pronunciation

finderscope

/ˈfʌɪndəskəʊp/