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Polarie and Star Adventurer Daytime Alignment Setup

April 1, 2023 // by ecuador

Polar Scope Align‘s Daytime Alignment tool is easy to mount on traditional equatorial mounts – just put the phone on the saddle (preferably with a dovetail extension) and you are set. Users have even made 3D printed dovetail holders: However, the way the Vixen Polarie, SkyWatcher Star Adventurer and other star trackers are designed, there […]

Daytime Polar alignment iPad setup

February 7, 2018 // by ecuador

Michel Moreau, a user of Polar Scope Align in France sent me his very elaborate iPad daytime polar alignment setup a while ago, but I never got around to post it, so here it goes now:    I have an older iPad which does not have a good magnetometer, but he tells me he is […]

AstroBuySell Alert Service

August 25, 2015 // by ecuador

There is a new link on the left that says “AstroBuySell Alert” that should be useful to UK and Canada users looking for 2nd hand equipment. Just set up an alert for something you are looking for, and the alert service (currently in beta test) will send you an email when something appropriate comes up!