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Old 26-08-2020, 04:46 PM
Startrek (Martin)
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Originally Posted by xa-coupe View Post
Martin has been helping us noobs with our alignment issues with very comprehensive instructions. One thing I will add to Martin's instructions is to learn where stars are. I am pretty good with the mechanics of everything (other than polar aligning) but it doesn't help if you don't know if you're pointing at the right star!
Martins instructions do mention to use a star chart or planetarium like Stellarium or Cartes du Ceil to learn to navigate the night sky
This is not to embarrass but to advise as sometimes folk may miss detail when running through procedures
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