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#1 stevety

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Posted 02 July 2020 - 11:35 AM

can any one give what steps to take to get to set logittude and latitude in starsence controller 



#2 crn3371

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Posted 02 July 2020 - 11:50 AM

A little fuzzy, but here’s menu tree. Do you not have the manual? I’m sure Mike Swanson will come to your rescue soon enough. 

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Edited by crn3371, 02 July 2020 - 11:54 AM.


#3 doublevodka

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Posted 03 July 2020 - 02:48 AM

can any one give what steps to take to get to set logittude and latitude in starsence controller 

Start here - https://www.nexstars...lignmentFAQ.htm - Co-ordinates can be entered during alignment :)



#4 Michael_Swanson

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Posted 05 July 2020 - 10:34 PM

can any one give what steps to take to get to set logittude and latitude in starsence controller 

First, be sure you have the 2017 version of the StarSense manual - you can download it here from my website:

https://www.nexstars...com/Manuals.htm

 

From my book:

 

StarSense Hand Control

 

Power up the ‘scope. Press the MENU button, scroll down to Time and Location
and press ENTER. Scroll to View/Mod Location and press ENTER. By default, the
hand control presents a list of cities to choose from. Scroll through the list to find
a nearby city (within 50 miles) and press ENTER to select. If there are no nearby
cities in the database, press the OPTION button (the Celestron logo) to switch to
longitude and latitude. Press ENTER to start the edit mode. Use the up/down scroll
buttons to change hemisphere settings and type in numbers for degrees, minutes,
and seconds.

 

Next, edit the date and time setting. Starting from the top, press the MENU button,
scroll down to Time and Location and press ENTER. Scroll to View/Mod Time
and press ENTER. Press ENTER to start the edit mode. Enter time using a 24 hour
clock (for example, 8:15 pm is 20:15). Enter the correct date. Use the up/down
scroll buttons to select the correct time zone, and finally, set daylight saving time
(DST) appropriately.


From this point, when you start a new alignment each night, you will only need
to enter in the date and time as prompted.

 

Best regards,
Mike Swanson
https://www.NexStarSite.com




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