By Martin Peston
This booklet deals a entire introductory consultant to "choosing and using" a sequence LXD55 or LXD75 computer-controlled ("goto") telescope, containing a wealth of valuable details for either newcomers and extra complicated sensible novice astronomers. The manufacturer’s manuals usually are not approximately special adequate to be of actual support to newcomers. No different ebook deals complicated thoughts for more matured LXD sequence users.
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Construction is such that the mount can be detached from the pier for maintenance when necessary. A disadvantage with a permanent mount is that if you decide to move residence, then you will probably have to build it all over again. ' For a beginner this question may seem difficult to answer, especially if they have never carried out any type of detailed observations through a telescope before. Experience helps in these matters, and amateur astronomers tend to find it easier to choose their next telescope than beginners their first.
Nowadays, magazine advertisements appear to emphasise the features of telescope mounts just as much, if not more so, than the tube assemblies. Telescopesare mounted in various ways using a variety of designs of mounts. There are mounts which allow the telescope to track the stars, while others simply allow the user to point to an object and manually track it themselves. Mounts that incorporate computerised technology provide setup features with little or no user intervention. This can be advantageous, as it speeds up the time to set up the telescope at the start of an observing session.
However, this does not deter those who are eager to transport these stands to any location in order to provide the ultimate stability for their instruments. 38 A User's Guide to the Meade LXD55 and LXD75 Telescopes A permanent type of pillar stand is the pier stand. A pier stand is primarily used in amateur observatories or locations where a permanent base is required. The pier is made of either a concrete or brick constructed post, or a pillar type stand bolted to the floor and has the facility to attach as telescope mount to the top of it.
A User's Guide to the Meade LXD55 and LXD75 Telescopes (The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series) by Martin Peston