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#1 jsigone

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Posted 19 April 2009 - 10:41 PM

I got my motors for my Omni 150 on a CG4. I don't have access to polaris so I've been attempting drift alignments and all results are the same. The scope will track at due east perfect. Same with it pointed south. But once at different angles, I get star tails on the camera. No star tails are shown E, S, vertical, or West. I'm using a composs with adjustable dial to help point to Polaris.

Any help? The scope seems balanced too. Not sure what I'm missing

#2 tjensen

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Posted 20 April 2009 - 08:02 AM

Did you check the level?

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Posted 20 April 2009 - 11:04 AM

yah I have a cheap bubble level the shop gave me, maybe I need something a lil better.






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