Why are Equatorial mounts better for AP

Started Nov 22, 2012 | Questions thread
PC Wheeler
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Re: Why are Equatorial mounts better for AP
In reply to Hotphotons, Nov 22, 2012

Field rotation. The line-of-sight will track with a Alt-Az mount but the star field will rotate about the line of site.

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