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How to Allow Star Drift on AVX Mount

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#1 ssmith

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Posted 29 July 2014 - 10:13 AM

Are you able to pause or suspend tracking on an AVX mount so as to allow stars to drift across the FOV in order to make astrometric measurements without messing up the alignment or having to go though an elaborate re-calibration proceedure?

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Posted 29 July 2014 - 10:51 AM

Steve,

Yes.

Under Tracking - Tracking Mode - Off

And then Tracking Mode - EQ North to turn it back on

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Posted 29 July 2014 - 11:38 AM

Thanks Mark - will give that a try !






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