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  1. STEVE333

    QPPA2

    Hi all - This post announces the release of QPPA2 which is a program that helps you perform a quick and precise Polar Alignment. It works in conjunction with BackyardEOS and BackyardNikon. My apologies to our friends in the Southern Hemisphere, because, QPPA2 only works for those who can see Polaris. With the help of my son, QPPA2 is now an all-in-one program that no longer requires the use of Excel. It also automatically enters data into the program so that you no longer need to manually enter the star X,Y coordinates. Polar alignment using QPPA2 should only take about 5 minutes. Accuracy appears to be 1 arc min or less. Two links are provided below. The first link is to a YouTube video tutorial showing how to use QPPA2. The second link is to the QPPA2 installation program which is located in DropBox. The program is free for all to use. Hope it works as well for you as it does for me. Please let me know if you have and questions/problems and I'll be glad to help if I can. It might be necessary to copy and paste the links below into your browser. YouTube Link: QPPA2 Installation Program Link: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/1za9jg1mwj1t9ax/AAAAmcw4ZYZgtVUh5D2rcV21a?dl=0 PS: A big thanks to my son Mike who integrated his cursor program and my calculations together into one easy to use program. Steve King
  2. Does anyone know if "Telescope Polar Finderscope Software" by Dr. Jason Dale is available but in a safe version? I tried to run my existing copy of this software and also re-download PolarFinder.exe and my Norton security software not only blocked its download, but Norton removed the version I've in my computer for years! In case you're not familiar with this software, it showed on graphic reticules on one's computer screen the hourly position of Polaris relative to the north celestial pole as determined by one's local time and location. Yes, I know about all-star-polar-alignment when using my CGEM mount, but sometimes it's fun and comforting to double-check using other alignment procedures. Thanks. Bob Z.
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