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personal website: www.wadsworthobservatory.com
Meade 8" LX200GPS
Meade Super Wedge
Thousand Oaks Off Axis Solar Filter
Quote:Hii have ordered a telrad, so that should aid things a little better.i have also read in the instruction book about the '?' mark, so i will try and get some charts printed, that will show me what to look for as an aid to alingment.many thanks again for the help.
My gear: --Celestron 8EdgeHD & 11EdgeHD | 80mm F/6 Triplet | Modified Canon T1i | QSI683WSG-8 | Celestron AVX mount | iOptron CEM60 mount | iOptron ZEQ25 mount --- My skies:
12" LX200-ACF 9mm ES 100 degree 18mm Meade UWA 24mm Meade UWA
Quote:I use Starwalk on my phone. This helps me identify the correct star. The star's brightness on the phone and in the sky are very similar. The stars the telescope slews to are the brightest ones. You know when you see it in the eyepiece because it is much brighter than the rest.