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LXD55 advice needed

Started by tomdisco, 08/24/2003 03:19PM
Posted 08/24/2003 03:19PM Opening Post
How can I manually input deep sky objects into the GO TO function so I can avoid endless scrolling through hundreds of objects in the deep sky memory? Can it be done? If it can be done the instruction manual fails to explain how.

If it can be done please provide detailed step-by-step instructions. It will be immensly appreciated. Thank you.
Posted 08/27/2003 05:16PM #1
Call-up of an object from the database is facilitated by Autostar's simple menu options. For example, to enter NGC 6960 on the Autostar display, the observer selects in sequence (and in a few seconds of keystrokes): OBJECT/DEEP SKY/NGC OBJECTS/6960. When GO TO is pressed, the telescope moves at 5° per second on both axes, simultaneously, to place NGC 6960, the Veil Nebula in the constellation Cygnus, in the telescope's field of view.

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