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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................................................................................................................................................................
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................................................................................................................................................................