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Meade LX200GPS Manuals

Manuals and User Guides for Meade LX200GPS

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  • Meade LX200GPS Technical Manual (73 pages)

    Meade instruments telescope technical manual for telescope assembly and operating procedures lx200gps-smt

    Table of contents
    Table Of Contents4................................................................................................................................................................
    Quick-Start Guide5................................................................................................................................................................
    Telescope Features7................................................................................................................................................................
    Autostar II Features10................................................................................................................................................................
    Getting Started13................................................................................................................................................................
    Parts Listing13................................................................................................................................................................
    How to Attach the Tripod to the Telescope13................................................................................................................................................................
    How to Assemble Your Telescope14................................................................................................................................................................
    Choosing an Eyepiece15................................................................................................................................................................
    Mounting and Adjusting the Viewfinder16................................................................................................................................................................
    Observing17................................................................................................................................................................
    Observing by Moving the Telescope Manually17................................................................................................................................................................
    Terrestrial Observing17................................................................................................................................................................
    Observing Using Autostar II's Arrow Keys17................................................................................................................................................................
    Slew Speeds18................................................................................................................................................................
    To Track an Object Automatically19................................................................................................................................................................
    Moving Through Autostar II's Menus19................................................................................................................................................................
    Automatic Alignment19................................................................................................................................................................
    Go To Saturn21................................................................................................................................................................
    Using the Guided Tour21................................................................................................................................................................
    Autostar II Navigation Exercise23................................................................................................................................................................
    Navigating Autostar II24................................................................................................................................................................
    Objects Menu26................................................................................................................................................................
    Event Menu27................................................................................................................................................................
    Setup Menu29................................................................................................................................................................
    Hot Button Menus32................................................................................................................................................................
    Advanced Autostar II Features33................................................................................................................................................................
    Adding Observing Sites33................................................................................................................................................................
    Creating User Objects34................................................................................................................................................................
    Identify36................................................................................................................................................................
    Browse37................................................................................................................................................................
    Easy (Two-Star) Alignment38................................................................................................................................................................
    Two-Star Alt/Az Alignment38................................................................................................................................................................
    To Set the Home Position Manually39................................................................................................................................................................
    One-Star Alt/Az Alignment39................................................................................................................................................................
    Periodic Error Correction40................................................................................................................................................................
    Photography41................................................................................................................................................................
    Optional Accessories42................................................................................................................................................................
    Maintenance45................................................................................................................................................................
    Specifications48................................................................................................................................................................
    Appendix A: Equatorial (Polar) Alignment51................................................................................................................................................................
    Autostar II Menus53................................................................................................................................................................
    Appendix B: Latitude Chart56................................................................................................................................................................
    Appendix D: Training the Drive61................................................................................................................................................................
    Appendix E: The Moon Menu62................................................................................................................................................................
    Appendix F: 16" LX200GPS Features63................................................................................................................................................................
    Appendix G: 14" LX200GPS Features67................................................................................................................................................................
    Appendix H: De-rotater and Microfocuser Assembly68................................................................................................................................................................
    Appendix I: Smart Mount69................................................................................................................................................................
    Basic Astronomy71................................................................................................................................................................