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    Default New telescope and mount



    Hi

    Here’s a picture of my new telescope and mount it is a eqm-35 mount the mount has not been out for long so I hope I have a good buy ...nothing on YouTube to show me how to polar align ..if you guys can help that would be great...the telescope is the ed80 pro app Skywatcher ...thanks

    8D3C62F8-9D84-4D6E-938F-F4BD923D94F5.jpeg. Sorry if it’s upside down don’t no how that happened lol.rhoda
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    Default Re: New telescope and mount

    Quote Originally Posted by Mirrorgirl View Post
    Hi

    Here’s a picture of my new telescope and mount it is a eqm-35 mount the mount has not been out for long so I hope I have a good buy ...nothing on YouTube to show me how to polar align ..if you guys can help that would be great...the telescope is the ed80 pro app Skywatcher ...thanks

    8D3C62F8-9D84-4D6E-938F-F4BD923D94F5.jpeg. Sorry if it’s upside down don’t no how that happened lol.rhoda

    Sorry picture seems abit stretched
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    Default Re: New telescope and mount

    Heh... here you go



    Looks like a nice setup!
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    Default Re: New telescope and mount

    Very nice looking gear Rhoda. I have the 80 mm ED Pro and am very happy with it.
    As you say the EQM 35 pro synscan mount seems very new, so I guess they have not yet produced a manual for it. Did you get one?
    I searched around for you but found nothing. Kind of not surprised there! This happens far too often.
    Possibly it is same as a Pro Synscan and the hand controller looks to be generic Celestron work so it may pay to look at the Celestron manuals for an AVX mount.
    I am just guessing here but I am sure someone will pass by soon with the goodies for you.
    I have to say your progression in AP is very commendable and I am sure there is better to come.
    Well done!
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    Default Re: New telescope and mount

    Nice setup Rhoda - color me green with envy!

    Polar aligning is pretty easy if you use this technique
    https://astrobackyard.com/polar-alignment/
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    Default Re: New telescope and mount

    Looks great, congrats.
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    Default Re: New telescope and mount

    Fine looking rig, Rhoda! Congratulations on a nice setup!
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    Default Re: New telescope and mount

    Congratulations on your new telescope. Enjoy it. While I don't really know, I suspect the polar alignment will be pretty much the same as SkyWatcher's other equatorial mounts.
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    Default Re: New telescope and mount

    Here we go again
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    Default Re: New telescope and mount

    Hi
    This is really weird...the first picture on this post with telescope,there is a picture of my tv and it was turned off it wasn’t on and the last picture has something on the tv what’s going on lol I’m scared

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