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Using object catalogs

Instead of typing in coordinates manually, you may select the coordinates from prepared catalogs or lists. The button list offers the following options:

To select a star from a catalog and to position the telescope you have to press list and select the appropriate catalog. Browse through the catalog using the arrow keys (or the left mouse button and the scroll bar) and click with the left mouse button on the star selected. The coordinates of the star are entered into the buffer. Press exec to start moving the telescope.


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Dieter Engels
2003-01-15