How do you use Celestron Motor Drive?
The Celestron single-axis motor drive runs on a 9V battery, so there are no cords to get in the way. The drive can be used in either the Northern or Southern Hemisphere. To change hemispheres (reverse the motor’s direction), simply flip the North/South (N/S) switch on the face of the motor drive.
What can you see with a Celestron AstroMaster 114EQ?
Celestron Astromaster 114EQ Reflector Telescope The Astromaster Series produce bright, clear images of the Moon and planets. It is easy to see the moons of Jupiter and the rings of Saturn with this fine instrument.
Why can’t I see anything through my Celestron telescope?
If you can’t see anything clearly through your telescope at night, try using the scope in daylight first. In a reflector, it is the small tube sticking out of the side nearly at the front end of the telescope. Insert your eyepiece in the tube and then tighten the setscrew(s) to hold it securely.
Why is my telescope blurry?
1. Any magnification over 200X may be blurry due to atmosphere conditions more so than a telescope problem. So, hot, humid summer nights, you will not get the same magnification as on a crisp fall night. So, trying to focus on a landscape object can limit the focus adjustment if too magnified.
How to lock a Celestron AstroMaster 114eq telescope?
Dec. lock knob is released. Tighten the tube ring screws firmly to hold the telescope in place on the 114 EQ. For the 76 EQ and the 70 EQ, tighten the mounting knob and then the safety screw on the dovetail mounting bracket.
Is the Celestron AstroMaster 130eq with or without motor drive?
The Celestron Astromaster 130EQ seems pretty good for a beginner like me, but I’m trying to figure out if I want the version with or without the motor. I’m hoping at some point, when I get a camera that’s physically compatible with it, to do some astrophotography.
How does the equatorial mount on a Celestron AstroMaster work?
Insert the cut-out in the center of the tray (flat side of the tray facing down) to match the center of the tripod leg brace and push down slightly (Figure 2-4). The equatorial mount allows you to tilt the telescopes axis of rotation so that you can track the stars as they move across the sky.
How to use the AstroMaster 70 EQ refractor telescope?
Page 4 Figure 1-1 AstroMaster 70 EQ Refractor Telescope Optical Tube Latitude Adjustment Screw Dovetail Mounting Bracket Tripod Accessory Tray R.A. Setting Circle Tripod Star Pointer Finderscope Counterweight Bar Eyepiece Counterweights Focus Knob Equatorial Mount Dec. Slow Motion Cable Dec. Setting Circle R.A.