My Apertura AD12 is the same scope but in 12" instead of 8.
Over the next few posts I will show you a few things I did with mine. NONE of this is required, but if you find something interesting, ask and I will tell you what it took to do it and why I did it.
I had a 360 degree scale printed and laminated which I attached to the base disk. Then cut a notch out of the top disk so I could see it. See photos below.
You could just print out the scale on paper but having it done professionally and laminated makes it more durable.
I use this to help me find targets using an AltAz method that is described here.
Using an angle gauge to help find targets