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What's a Parallactic Mount?

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#1 *skyguy*

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 12:12 PM

In the description for this forum, there is the mention of a Parallactic Mount. Nothing much shows up doing a web search on it ... so, what is it?

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 12:45 PM

It refers to and is otherwise known as the german equatorial mount (GEM) design.

The term is generally more used in Europe.

Hope that helps..,

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 12:45 PM

Whoever wrote that probably meant http://www.parallaxi...com/mounts.html






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