Re: Telescope satellite tracking

From: Rik Hill (rhill@LPL.Arizona.EDU)
Date: Tue Apr 24 2001 - 12:10:47 PDT

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    I'm afraid mine are the old-fashioned mounts. No go-to, no computer, 
    heck, I still have old synchronous AC motor drives! -Rik
    > Rik,
    >        Have a look at the SatelliteTracker software produced by Brent Boshart at
    > - this is a really neat program that allows LX200 scopes to continuously
    > track satellites while overhead.
    >        Brent is now working to make the software also compatible with the Losmandy mounts and, more
    > specifically, the Gemini system.
    >        One of the options within the program is the exporting to an ASCII file the necessary coordinates of a
    > particular pass (I do not remember the time interval but it may be something like 2 seconds) as per one of
    > your questions below.
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