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Orion Atlas and precession corrections

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#1 Alfredo Beltran

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Posted 27 March 2011 - 11:44 AM

Hi

I'd like to know if the Orion Atlas mount makes precession corrections, so it has JNow based coordinates, or if its calculations are J2000 based.

Thanks for your help,

Alfredo

#2 rmollise

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Posted 27 March 2011 - 02:42 PM

Hi

I'd like to know if the Orion Atlas mount makes precession corrections, so it has JNow based coordinates, or if its calculations are J2000 based.

Thanks for your help,

Alfredo


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