question about my gps unit
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Posted 06 October 2012 - 02:07 PM
just purchased a celestron gps unit for my cg5 mount. im thinking about using the mount head on a steel peir, would the farus metal effect the gps signal. thanks, donnie
Posted 06 October 2012 - 02:15 PM
You're thinking about the effect of ferrous metal on a compass, which is a simple magnet. GPS units use satellite signals which aren't effected by nearby objects.
Posted 06 October 2012 - 02:22 PM
thanks phil, i was thinking about the celestron sky scout i had a while back. donnie