Polar alignment using the new Skywatcher Polar scope

Issue

The new Skywatcher Polarscope only has the Octans constellation on it.

 

 

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Many customers know the classical reticle with Octans, Cassiopeia, and the Big Dipper constellations and ask if this new reticle works only in the southern emisphere.

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Answer

According to the manufacturer new Polarscope reticle can works for both emisphere. For set the Polar alignment with the new reticle we strongly reccommend to download one of the following smartphone app: Polar Align Ver. 4.0, Polar Scope Align Pro (for iOS) or Polar Finder (for Android) and follow the user manual according with the mount owned:

 

  • For Linear Mount:
    Read Linear User Manual page 17, paragraph 3.3.3 - External programs for Polar Finding
  • For M-Uno mount:
    Read M-Uno User Manual page 19, paragraph 3.4 - External programs for Polar Finding
  • For M-Zero mount:
    Read M-Zero User Manual page 22, paragraph 3.3.2 - External programs for Polar Finding

 

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