Re: Tracking going wrong #iEXOS-100 #TECHNICAL #ExploreStars #astrophotography #windows10


Jerry Hubbell - Explore Scientific VP Engineering
 

Hi Koen,

This problem is not related to a difference between tracking a star and a planet as there is no difference. The main rate is sidereal rate based on the rotation of the earth. Planets just don't move that quickly in the sky from night to night, let alone from minute to minute. The issue could be a loose clutch getting loser when slewed back and forth, or something else mechanical.

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Jerry Hubbell
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