Eq mount

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Eq mount

Post by haejae »

Hi guys, how do you "transform" a eq mount to an altazimuth mount? I have a little problem using eq mount navigating the skies due to its unability to polar align. All help will be appreciated
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Re: Eq mount

Post by Dark Neptune »


You cannot "transform" an EQ mount to an AZ mount, unless you are specifically referring to the Sky-Watcher AZ-EQ5 mount.

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Post by Hardwarezone »

Can , google image search "cg4 alt-az"

http://www.cloudynights.com/topic/50233 ... ?p=6624731

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Re: Eq mount

Post by orly_andico »

the old Vixen Polaris can also be transformed into an alt-az mount.

http://www.astromart.com/reviews/articl ... cle_id=465

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Re: Eq mount

Post by Tatters »

[quote="orly_andico"]the old Vixen Polaris can also be transformed into an alt-az mount.

Any equatorial can be "turned" into an altaz mount. In SG just adjust polar alignment 0 degrees and you have an altaz mount

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