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  • Aligning a Celestron CGE

    Aligning a Celestron CGE

    Note: To select items from a list on the CGE hand controller, use the UP and DOWN buttons (6 and 9) on the right side of the hand controller. First Steps Balance the telescope. For help with this, see the...

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  • Aligning a Celestron CPC

    Aligning a Celestron CPC

    Note: To select items from a list on the CPC hand controller, use the UP and DOWN buttons (6 and 9) on the right side of the hand controller. First Steps The telescope can be in any orientation to start...

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  • Aligning a Celestron NexStar GPS

    Aligning a Celestron NexStar GPS

    Note: To select items from a list on the NexStar GPS hand controller, use the UP and DOWN buttons (6 and 9) on the right side of the hand controller. First Steps The telescope tube must be pointed below horizontal...

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  • Aligning a Celestron NexStar SLT

    Aligning a Celestron NexStar SLT

    Note: To select items from a list on the NexStar SLT hand controller, use the UP and DOWN buttons (6 and 9) on the right side of the hand controller. Aligning the Telescope 1. Press ENTER to begin the alignment...

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  • Aligning a Meade ETX Premier Edition

    Aligning a Meade ETX Premier Edition

    Note: To scroll through a list on the ETX hand controller, use the Up and Down buttons on the bottom of the hand controller rather than the arrow keys in the middle of the controller. Aligning the Telescope 1. Press...

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  • Aligning a Meade LX90GPS

    Aligning a Meade LX90GPS

    Note: To scroll through a list on the LX90GPS hand controller, use the Up and Down buttons on the bottom of the hand controller rather than the arrow keys in the middle of the controller. First Steps Be sure to...

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  • Aligning a Meade LX200GPS and LX200R

    Aligning a Meade LX200GPS and LX200R

    Note: To scroll through a list on the LX200 hand controller, use the Up and Down buttons on the bottom of the hand controller rather than the arrow keys in the middle of the controller. First Steps Be sure to...

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  • Aligning a Meade LXD75

    Aligning a Meade LXD75

    First Steps Balance the telescope. For help with this, see the Balancing a Telescope section. Polar align the telescope mount. Only a fairly accurate alignment should be necessary. For help with this, see the Polar Alignment section. Lock the clutch...

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  • Aligning a Meade RCX400

    Aligning a Meade RCX400

    Note: To scroll through a list on the RCX hand controller, use the Up and Down buttons on the bottom of the hand controller rather than the arrow keys in the middle of the controller. First Steps Be sure to...

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  • Aligning an Orion Atlas EQ-G

    Aligning an Orion Atlas EQ-G

    Note: To select items from a list on the Atlas EQ-G hand controller, use the scroll buttons at the bottom of the hand controller rather than the arrow keys at the top. First Steps Balance the telescope. For help with...

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  • Aligning an Orion SkyQuest Intelliscope

    Aligning an Orion SkyQuest Intelliscope

    Aligning the Telescope Tip: The telescope must be aligned on two stars which must be chosen by the user. Try to select stars which are widely spaced in the sky and preferably not directly overhead. Polaris is also not recommended....

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