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Meade LX200GPS-SMT Technical Manual

Meade LX200GPS-SMT Technical Manual (73 pages)

Meade Instruments Telescope TECHNICAL MANUAL FOR TELESCOPE ASSEMBLY AND OPERATING PROCEDURES LX200GPS-SMT  
Brand: Meade | Category: Telescope | Size: 1.58 MB
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................................................................................................................................................................
Finding True North22................................................................................................................................................................
Autostar Ii Navigation Exercise23................................................................................................................................................................
Navigating Autostar Ii24................................................................................................................................................................
Objects Menu26................................................................................................................................................................
Event Menu27................................................................................................................................................................
Glossary Menu28................................................................................................................................................................
Utilities Menu28................................................................................................................................................................
Setup Menu29................................................................................................................................................................
Hot Button Menus32................................................................................................................................................................
Advanced Autostar Ii Features33................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Observing Sites33................................................................................................................................................................
Creating User Objects34................................................................................................................................................................
Observing Satellites35................................................................................................................................................................
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................................................................................................................................................................
Star Charts44................................................................................................................................................................
Maintenance45................................................................................................................................................................
Inspecting The Optics47................................................................................................................................................................
Gauging The Movement Of The Telescope47................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications48................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix A: Equatorial (polar) Alignment51................................................................................................................................................................
Autostar Ii Menus53................................................................................................................................................................
Precise Polar Alignment54................................................................................................................................................................
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................................................................................................................................................................