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#1 Danzup77

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 07:52 PM

If I have my CGEM fully aligned and I go-to view the moon in a 6mm-ish EP will my alignment be off if after I slew around the Moon for a bit I return to as close to the my lunar starting point as possible? Im at work otherwise I'd simply try it......just brainstorming.

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#2 wolfman_4_ever

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 08:09 PM

ya

#3 Midnight Dan

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 09:21 PM

No. If you use the handset to slew around, the mount knows where you moved it, so it maintains its alignment. You don't even have to return to the moon. If you release the clutches and move it, then the alignment is lost.

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#4 rmollise

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 10:16 AM

ya


"Ya"? Make that "nein." The alignment will be fine as long as he slews with the direction buttons and does not undo the locks. YOu don't even have to return to some starting place; the mount will know where it is unless, again, you undo the locks. ;)

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 01:52 AM

:).

I was confused.

Thanks for the clarification.

#6 Danzup77

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Posted 23 February 2013 - 01:37 AM

Holy cow Midnight Dan, my apologies for the extreme delay in response. Thank you and I appreciate the response as always!






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