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Old 16-10-2019, 07:57 PM
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Wavytone is offline
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Killara, Sydney
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As with Leon, to find the planets get you head out of the phone and look up - you should learn this as it’s very basic. Exceptions being Neptune (a modest telescope will do) and Pluto (you need a BIG telescope for that).

1. Sky Safari. Not free but worth it, imho.

2. For setting up the mount I use “Clinometer” (and calibrate it) to accurately level the tripod as I’m using an AZEQ6 in altaz mode - and levelling it precisely makes a huge difference to the accuracy of GOTOs.
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