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#1 shawnhar

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 06:58 AM

Even clicking reverse RA and Reverse Dec don't seem to change anything. Mount slews West when I pick a target in the East and points at the ground when picking a target high.
I am a total newb, just got all this running yesterday, but can't figure this part out...any ideas?

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 07:24 AM

Do you have your longitude backwards?

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 07:28 AM

Make sure your date, time, and location data are the same in both EQMOD and your planetarium program. If any of these are off you could get pointing errors.

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 07:56 AM

Ok so maybe I am dumb, I don't see a date and time in EQMOD...anywhere, nor do I see a Northern/Southern Hemisphere option.
Terry, I think you just nailed it, my Long was set to E instead of W. My wife is asleep or I would turn it on a try it. (she is very close to me at the moment)

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 08:10 AM

You should see what it does to my jet when I do that... glad you figured it out :)

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 08:19 AM

Great :D

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 08:27 AM

Ok so maybe I am dumb, I don't see a date and time in EQMOD...anywhere, nor do I see a Northern/Southern Hemisphere option.
Terry, I think you just nailed it, my Long was set to E instead of W. My wife is asleep or I would turn it on a try it. (she is very close to me at the moment)


EQMOD picks up date and time from the PC.

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 10:56 AM

Works like a champ now, thanks guys!






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