Peje Posted April 19, 2016 Share Posted April 19, 2016 As the pier has been installed and the moon is extremely bright I've decided to do a drift align tomorrow night (assuming the forecasts are correct). I've been going through the various guides and they have helped immensely, I have a couple of questions I hope someone can help me with. For Azimuth alignment, I should be pointing the scope in the south and as close to the equator as I can get (with some margin). For me this is going to be about 20 degrees up, which I gather isn't great. This is due to the top of houses being at around 10 degrees. Is this going to be a major problem? For Altitude alignment, I should be pointing the scope East or West (West for me) and 25-35 degrees above the horizon. Due West I can see almost down to the horizon so the 25-35 is taken from the guides. Any comments greatly appreciated, Pete. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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