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Hi all. I just bought one of those Celestron StarSense alignment gadgets in the hope I can get it working ok.

I use a AVX mount for both my SCT 8" Edge HD and a Skywatcher 100 mm refractor. Changing as the mood takes me!

It may be a daft question but should this accessory work with both scopes? I imagine  if it does it would have to be calibrated each time it's swapped over.

Thanks! David

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Hi David, it can work on multiple scopes, the calibration can be saved for each scope (if I recall correctly, haven't seen mine working for a long time)

I used mine with a C8 but also in my WO ZS71.

I kind of cheated and set it up for the C8 and when using the ZS71  I just do the alignment routine then aim at a bright recognisable star - loosen mount clutches - centre star - tighten and use it like that. Takes a few seconds and seems to work a treat.

I'm working on attaching the Star sense to a small dovetail  to use on mount before scope is fitted to avoid faff of changing from one scope to other.

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