Docent at the Rose Center for Earth and Space at the American Museum of Natural History
LX850 blog: www.LX-850.com
personal website: www.wadsworthobservatory.com
Quote:The news may not be all bad. The maximum rate is only 8 times sidereal; that's around 2 degrees per hour. Oops - got that upside down, didn't I! Correction - 8X would be about 2 degrees per MINUTE. The motions will be very slow when functioning normally; you may not notice them at all.
George You know you're getting on when the equipment you farmed with is showing up as suburban lawn ornaments.