sat tracking scope mount

Darwin Teague (
Sun, 12 Oct 1997 06:31:03 -0400

I built an experimental scope mount to track sats with movement in only one
axis. I set it up with the help of "closest approach" figures from Mr.
Orbit.It allowed me to track sats from horizon to horizon with a spotting

Here's the url:

Hope someone else can try it out. I plan on building a more accurate mount
soon.... this one had a lot of slop and sometimes required minor
corrections of the azimuth while tracking...
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