Re: GoTos

Christopher Erickson

If the hand controller battery was replaced at some point then it is almost a certainty that the object database in the hand controller was corrupted by the bad battery, or got corrupted when the battery was replaced. Time to re-upload fresh code to the hand controller.

-Christopher Erickson
Observatory engineer
Waikoloa, HI 96738

On Wed, Oct 13, 2021, 6:22 AM Michael Hamburg via <> wrote:
PA is very good as evidenced by small corrections via PHD2.

Best wishes, Michael

On Wednesday, October 13, 2021, 12:11:20 PM EDT, Howard Hedlund <howard@...> wrote:

Keypad database corruption is generally catastrophic in terms of GoTos.  Database corruption sends you to the complete wrong place - not just *off-by-a-bit*.  And that's if you can slew to catalog objects at all.  

The number one reason by a HUGE margin for poor pointing is poor polar alignment.

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