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#26 rmollise

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Posted 31 December 2012 - 03:49 PM

I think you need to read the circle threads on the Equipment forum and rework your circle. What you propose is just not going to work well. Center on Polaris and you will not have to adjust the circle again unless you move the mount.

#27 De Lorme

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Posted 31 December 2012 - 05:14 PM

Hi Rod, Are you sure I will not have to ajust to Polaris
in say a month? Since I'll have this in my rool off roof
permanently,problem solved. If I have to move it Skyscout
here I come. Thanks for help, De Lorme

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Posted 01 January 2013 - 09:16 AM

If you are worried about that--which won't really make that much difference, it's easy to overcome it, as another poster said. Wait till Polaris is at UPPER OR LOWER CULMINATION (directly above or below the pole) some night, and center it and adjust your circle then. A planetarium program will tell you when that will happen.

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Posted 02 January 2013 - 07:49 PM

Thanks Rod, I have Sky 6. The weather will be bad forever here. Giving me the time to finish this up. De Lorme






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