Digital Setting

Some articles on setting, digital setting:

Stargazing - Common Techniques - Setting Circles
... Setting circles are angular measurement scales that can be placed on the two main rotation axes of some telescopes ... Since the widespread adoption of digital setting circles, any classical engraved setting circle is now specifically identified as an "analog setting circle" (ASC) ... (usually given in equatorial coordinates), the telescope user can use the setting circle to align the telescope in the appropriate direction before looking through its eyepiece ...

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