[amsat-bb] Re: Tracking planets
Rich Dailey (Gmail)
redailey1 at gmail.com
Sat Dec 19 06:46:48 PST 2009
Good question... I was into radio astronomy long before we had PC's, but I'm assuming
(perhaps wrongly) that the easiest method to track a planet (for a short time) would be to use
current right ascension and declination data and a motorized polar mount, i.e. a telescope mount
At 08:21 AM 12/19/2009, you wrote:
>Is anyone using Nova for tracking celestials (e.g., Jupiter or Sun ) for radio astronomy purposes? I have an LVB Tracker but not sure Nova is compatible and SatPC32 doesn't track celestial bodies. Also not sure LabJackU3 is completely supported by Nova yet.
>Any solutions out there ?
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