Re: Enter time into AP polar scope software

Christopher Erickson

I think this Android polar alignment app is MUCH better.

And it supports both AP polar alignment scope models.

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-Christopher Erickson
Observatory Engineer
Summit Kinetics
Waikoloa, Hawaii

On Sat, Jun 12, 2021 at 9:47 AM Dale Ghent <daleg@...> wrote:

I think most people just use a polar align app on their phone to get a matching image when out in the field. It's what I did when I used the RAPAS.



> On Jun 12, 2021, at 15:38, drgert1 via <> wrote:
> Hi,
> How to enter the time in the "Astro-Physics Right Angle Polar Alignment Scope (RAPAS) - v1.0.0.6) software?
> (Refer to windows 10 version on PC)
> I want to get the visual appearance of the crosshair / Polaris during the day before I get to the observing location.
> Maybe just print out a screen copy?
> The software allows entering the longitude but there is no way to enter the time in advance.
> Is there a fixed version of the software to accomplish this task?
> Thanks,
> Gert

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