Sky Tour Computer
Add "brains" to your Tele Vue mount.
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Specifications
Sky Tour
Display Red L.E.D., 10 Character
Display
Dimming
5 levels
Display
Resolution
1 minute right ascension, 0.1 degree declination
Display Modes
  • STAR FIX - alignment mode using convenient star list
  • RA DEC - current right ascension and declination
  • CATALOG - complete database of celestial objects
  • GUIDE - shows direction and distance to object
  • ALIGN - uses full database to fine-tune alignment
  • IDENTIFY - identifies object by type
Database Tom Lorenzin 2000+ catalog includes:
  • 110 Messier objects
  • selected NGC objects
  • selected IC objects
  • selected Non-Standard objects
  • selected Stars, colored, double, multiple
  • 31 alignment stars
  • 8 Planets
  • The customizable FAVorites database can hold 99 objects
Coordinate
Epoch
AD 2000
Telescope
Mounting
Types
  • Tele Vue Alt/Az
  • Dobsonian Alt/Az
  • Custom Alt/Az
  • German Equatorial
Alt/Azimuth
Setup
Requires 2 star alignment
- no input for latitude, longitude, date or time required.
Encoder
Resolution
2160 step, 0.167-degree/step (10-arcminute/step) encoders
Sampling Rate 0.5 millisecond
Maximum
Slew Rate
160 degree per second
Sidereal
Clock
Accuracy
0.01%
Dimensions 2.8 x 4.6 x 1.1 inches
Weight 6 ounces including 9v battery
Power
Requirements
5.1 to 14 Volts DC Reverse polarity protected
Specifications may change without notice

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