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Question on the Ioptron Minitower?

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#1 JimWaterford


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Posted 17 March 2009 - 09:58 AM

The Ioptron Minitower I bought a few days ago is accurate and a blast for the whole family. I know the "To Park Postion" is for set up. Question #1 What is the "Park Scope" used for? Question #2 Do I change the "Tracking Speed" or leave it on "CEL"? When it is tracking I hear the motors running almost continuously. Thank you. Regards, Jim

#2 jasonj998


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Posted 17 March 2009 - 10:49 PM

Park Scope command is to return the scope to park position (south & zenith). Whenever power is turned on, the initial position of the mount is park. If you did not park the scope, the scope may end up pointing ground while be slewed to the sky.

The tracking speed of CEL, SOL, and LUN are automatically switched itself depends on what object you are observing.

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