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Alignment star calculation for AltAZ mounts


each time i setup skywatcher azeq6 in altaz mode, have to choose suitable alignment stars else accuracy really suffers. Would be great to have a feature that calculates 2 good stars for local position.

Rules from Skywatcher as example:

Rules for choosing alignment stars: • It is recommended that the altitude of the two alignment stars are between 15 and 60 degrees and the deviation of altitude is between 10 and 30 degrees. • The azimuth deviation of the two alignment stars can be between 45 and 135 degrees, it is best to be close to 90 degrees.



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    Bill Tschumy

    Thanks a reasonable request and I can see it would be very helpful.  I'll add it to the list.

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