Re: Switching Scopes on 900GTO


Joe Zeglinski
 

HI Bill,

I don't own an SCT, but don't observers, "lock down" the mirror, and rely
on external digital motorized focusers.
That would eliminate mirror flop, in that case.

I hope that some day, the ASCOM driver will have an "orthogonality correction
factor" Table, for use with several swappable OTA's, and DSLR's which might be
attached to a mount.


Joe

----- Original Message -----
From: "William R. Mattil" <wrmattil@...>
To: <ap-gto@...>
Sent: Saturday, January 19, 2008 8:42 AM
Subject: Re: [ap-gto] Re: Switching Scopes on 900GTO


hewholooks wrote:
Ah. I see.



In theory this sounds good. But in practice the only two scopes that
could be aligned to each other would be the refractors. The SCT has a
moving primary mirror and this fact alone will introduce random errors.

Bill

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