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Old 08-03-2013, 09:37 AM
HunterGeo (David)
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Location: Melbourne, Australia
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Polar alignment HEQ5 Pro day time

Hi all,

Just received my solar filter from Andrews in the mail a few days ago and this has prompted a question.

How can I perform a polar alignment during the day time when I can't see the stars for alignment?

I could set it all up at dawn, but my backyard isn't secure enough for me to be willing to leave everything set up throughout the day in time for me to do some solar observing in the late afternoon... (and would it be wise leaving the telescope out in the full sun for hours on end anyway?).

Thanks in advance for any tips.
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