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Saving Telescope position

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If I am just generally looking through my telescope and find something interesting which is not near any identifiable object. Is there a simple way that I can save the position where my scope is pointing so that I can perhaps continue viewing the following night. Perhaps using a cell phone or other attachment, Some are so small that it is not visible through my finder scope.  I have the Skywatcher 8" on a Dobsonian mount. 

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If you've got a Goto 'scope then you can show position and write down the RA/Dec figures.

Otherwise you can take a smartphone camera with a cheap adapter - which should give you enough stars to plate solve - and get RA/Dec off of that. Astrometry.net can do plate solving for you online.

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