Re: Advice please: Standard verus Rotating Pier Adapter
I call it simply the RA axis or more usually RA section. The altitude
plates and azimuth adjusters are part of this section. The other piece
is the Dec section or Dec axis. Pretty basic.
--- In ap-gto@..., "Joseph Zeglinski" <J.Zeglinski@...> wrote:
referring to the
"base section". Quite often I see discussions on Astro Mart, andother places,
and they refer to the fork. The new fork versus the old fork, the mountthe term
comes up quite often. I think it was descriptive, but perhaps anunfortunate
duplicate of something else.part, a long
time ago. Now I dare not use the term "fork", lest perhaps someonenew to the
product, gets momentarily confused with "fork mounts fortelescopes", instead
of "fork mounts for telescope mount axles".and owners
of an AP mount might possibly not be aware of the "fork" term usedthis way.
At least this discussion leaves behind some hard copy in thearchives, for