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New declination bracket for Skyguider Pro is also a setting circle

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#1 NGC 2419

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Posted 12 October 2019 - 05:53 PM

For me, the hardest part of using the Skyguider Pro is locating the target. Even worse is that once you find it, it shifts when you tighten the declination bracket.

I eventually replaced the stock bracket with this one, https://www.amazon.c.../dp/B07NB83PS2/ , and while mounting it I realized that the 90° mark was pointed North, so it makes a fairly accurate setting circle. (You have to do a little math for West.)

It has cut my target acquisition time at least in half, and as a bonus, the target doesn't shift when you tighten it.

I hope someone finds this useful.

Clear skies!

Edited by NGC 2419, 12 October 2019 - 06:04 PM.



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