If everything is working so
well, why screw with anything? It sounds like your system is working as you want
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In War: Resolution
In Defeat: Defiance
In Victory: Magnanimity
In Peace: Goodwill
Sir Winston Churchill
Already, in the gathering dusk, a few of the stars are turning on
Vega, the brightest one, is now dropping towards the west. Can
it be half
a year since I watched her April rising in the east? Low in the
Antares blinks a sad farwell to fall...
Leslie Peltier, Starlight Nights
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firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Jerome
Sent: Monday, January 27, 2020 10:26 AM
Subject: [ap-gto] Meridian Limits Sanity Check
Everything is working so well I am afraid to touch anything.... but...
I find the understanding of the meridian limits a bit challenging and would
just like to try to get a check on my understanding. I have my West
tracking limits outlined to about 1h past the meridian and these look good
according to a friend with the same mount. This is not a problem. I
have no East limits outline.
But, on the check-boxes. I have:
Enable Meridian Tracking Limits and Limit to Meridian Checked.
I do not have Counterweight up slews East or West Checked.
Stop Tracking is the option selected and there is a 15m Flip Offset.
I think if I were to tweek this I would check the counterweight up slews West?
to allow the mount to start tracking to the West a bit before a Meridian Flip
would be required. Not sure i am making sense but this is what in the
notes I think is referred to an "Opportunity" rather than a
"safety" issue. I am East-West challenged.
Appreciate the help here as I am trying to get an intuitive idea of what is