Re: Help with AP GTO on Parallax 125
Larry Denmark <kldenmark@...>
Thanks for the tips Eric. You wrote:
I just recently went through this with my 900 GTO mount so can offer a----snip----
...so I got to the point that I just left a 16mm ZeissUsing star diagonals (e.g., MaxBright) saves wear and tear on one's neck and
knees, but can introduce polar alignment errors. Be certain that the star
diagonal is dead-on in it's position within the 2" focuser tube; i.e., make sure
it is absolutely flush up against the focuser. Also make certain your ocular is
seated properly. Finally, be certain to use an ocular with cross-hairs.
Third, when you are doing you alignment do not use the N-S-E-W buttons toJust for clarification, don't use the N-S-E-W buttons to *recenter* Polaris.
One should use the buttons to center the other reference stars.
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