Re: Slewing always comes up short of target using stellarium

Khalid Baheyeldin

On Sat, Oct 17, 2020 at 09:19 PM, Ignacio Banuelos wrote:
When slewing to stars, Onstep always comes up short even if polar alignment is good..Both axis comes up short but RA more so.. depending on star position
Tracking is very good.
How much short? A degree? Half a degree? Five degrees?

One thing that comes to mind is backlash. Do you have a lot of backlash, but did not enter it in OnStep so it compensates for it?
That may explain being short in Gotos, but tracking being good (eventually).

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