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Old 16-08-2020, 09:00 PM
Startrek (Martin)
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Location: Sydney
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Please give the Synscan polar alignment routine a go with the handcontroller
I set my EQ6-R mount and 6 newt tonight and polar aligned in 10 minutes with the handcontroller ( see attached PA error which only required 2 iterations)
Then I go back to home position, shut down the mount , disconnect the handcontroller pack it away , connect the EQ Direct cable from laptop to mount , set up eqmod and start my Goto
I tried drift aligning and takes too much time plus your slewing in vastly different parts of the sky at least 40 to 60 degrees apart. With the Syncan method Im only using 2 stars 10 to 20 degrees apart in azimuth, very quick
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