Quote:Yes. In fact, you will get better results. Just start the guider, wait a few moments for it to settle in and then start the training run. Sit back, drink a beer and watch the guider do the work.
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Quote:That is calibration, not aligning.
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Quote:Sounds great. Thanks! I'm just trying to get prepped and ready for whenever (if ever) my CGEM decides to show up.
Quote:I don't have a CGEM, but using PECTool with an average of 10 turns of the worm on my CGE dropped PE from about 20 arc seconds peak to peak, to about 2 arc seconds peak to peak.-Wade
Quote:...Slightly defocusing will help eliminate this.
Quote:No. PE is a characteristic of the mounts mechanical imperfections. Once PEC is trained it will compensate for these imperfections. It is totally independent of the mounts setup and location.
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Quote:Was this PECTool training done with an autoguider? That seems like the easiest and most consistent way to go.
Quote:Quote:...Slightly defocusing will help eliminate this. Only with a refractor. If your guidescope is a cat or newt, the defocused star image is a donut; IME AGs have trouble with those.
Quote:Doug, Unless you have a mount that's not listed in your sig... The CG5 does not have PEC capability.