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HOW TO GET A RCX TO GO TO RA &DEC

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#1 p1taylor

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Posted 27 November 2019 - 04:39 PM

Is it possible to enter Ra and Dec numbers and get scope to go to them as it dos with NGC you gust prese 9 then enter NGC number and it gives you the Re and Dec you prese GOTO and it goes, if you need any more info.

 

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Posted 27 November 2019 - 04:57 PM

Gday Peter

 

If you mean just a random RA/DEC, then yes.

Hold the mode key for about 9 seconds and release

This brings up the alternate menus

Scroll down to the RA/DEC screen

Hit "goto" and the screen allows you to overwrite the RA/DEC with your own data

Hit enter to accept the values and the scope will go to that position

 

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Posted 27 November 2019 - 04:58 PM

Should work that way as most go-to systems allow that from memory. I used to work for a Celestron and Meade dealer.



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Posted 29 November 2019 - 05:41 AM

Hi Andrew,  I will do that first clear night and let you know how I get on, thanks very much for the info.

 

peter 




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