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21 June 2023

  • curprev 16:5516:55, 21 June 2023Astroadmin talk contribs 14,600 bytes +14,600 Created page with "To start the polar alignment article, let's go into a brief overview of ''what'' polar alignment is. Put very simply, polar alignment is aligning the right ascension axis of our telescope mount with the rotational axis of the earth. Unguided telescopes track on a single axis (the R/A). This works by moving the telescope at a constant sidereal rate to counteract the way the earth is moving. The mount doesn't know that it's not aligned, it will move at the sidereal rate r..." Tag: Visual edit