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PostPosted: Mon Feb 16, 2015 5:05 pm 
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Hi can any one help me what dose the date circle do on the polar scope I know how to set it to the RA time but don't know what the date ring dose as I can't see it adjusting any thing the mount I have is the EQ5 the date ring just rotates or am I missing something any help would be great full

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 16, 2015 7:48 pm 
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Does Astro-baby's HEQ5 polarscope setup tutorial help? The HEQ% polarscope is very similar to the EQ5:

http://www.astro-baby.com/HEQ5/HEQ5-1.htm

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