There is no overall instruction for the beginner. There is a manual for
the telescope on how to use the telescope.There is also the very brief
manual on how to setup the Autostar.There may be a manual for the tripod.Each
part of the observation system (telescope, Autostar and tripod) comes
with its instruction with very little overall consideration.It is important
the system work with each other.Worst of all, the manual assumes that
the beginner user know how the entire system should work together.
This guide book take the entire Meade ETX-Autostar observation system
as a whole and guide you though step-by-step process to integrate you
telescope, Autostar and tripod in to one observation system. You will
achieve perfect GOTO night after night after night without frustration.
There will be no consistency without precision steps.A small error here,
a little off there, and these little imprecision add up to big error.
If setup properly, the ETX/Autostar telescope, is amazingly precise even
at such a low cost This guide book will show you all the precision steps
require for perfect results. This field guide is designed to show all
the essentials on how to setup and align the Meade ETX/Autostar Observation
system with precision without going into a lot of boring theory.This is
a practical guide that if you follow the instruction, you will get the
This is how good you GOTO can be:By following the instruction in this
guide book, you can expect ALL target stars will appear in the viewfinder,
better than 80% of GOTO targets will appear (not necessarily centered)
in the 26mm eyepiece of the ETX-90EC.If you follow the instruction here,
you will get good GOTO consistently, night after night of comfortable
star glazing without frustration. The instructions here will show you
the step-by-step process how to achieve precision results.Total setup
and alignment time for perfect GOTO: 10 minutes!
In the Guide Book for
Meade ETX telescopes, Meade 497 Autostar, Meade Tripod :
Autostar problem troubleshooting
What can be easier than looking at the computer screen and compare
the screen with the sky. Point and Click the telescope to the star
of you choice right on the computer screen. Want to see all the
stars of a constellation? Just point and click on each star of the
constellation from you computer screen. There is no need to find
them yourself in the sky.
Hold down the left mouse button and drag, the sky rotates with
your mouse movement! Your browse the entire sky with you mouse.
Spin the mouse wheel and you zoom in on the target.
Tips on setting up your Autostar.
Find the EXACT longitude and latitude of your location.
Connect and test the connection of you telescope with the Autostar.
Quick setup of the planetarium/telescope control software.
A simplified user manual/quick tip for immediate use of the telescope
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