Re: Simple security control for unattended scope
- Hello and Good Year,
> But what if you want to image low in the NE or NW sky? Then you couldneed up
> to 180 degrees RA rotation from 0 HA.I'm not so lucky to see all the sky. The dome walls are sligtly higher
than the fork mount, so the TS turns off the scope power only when the
OTApoints very much under the visibility limits imposed by the dome
I have selected the TS useful for my case, but there are many TS on the
market could be useful in other cases.
--- In LX200GPS@yahoogroups.com, John Mahony <jmmahony@...> wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----
> > From: EmilianoP eggpap@...
> > it'd be interesting to know the very simple solution I've adopted
> >the unexpected slews of my unattended telescope. If you have such
> >can follow this tip:
> > place a mercury tilt sensor (TS) on the base of the fork to control
> >and/or another TS on one side of the OTA. These TS turn off the
power of the
> >scope when it rotates 90 degrees toward west or east from the 0°
HA in RA
> But what if you want to image low in the NE or NW sky? Then you could
> to 180 degrees RA rotation from 0 HA.
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