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Re: PREDICT Version 2.1.0 For Linux Released



There's a package that does just this, with a LX-200:

http://www.skyshow.com/csat/

-Ryan Brooks, N9YBX
ryan@inc.net


Richard Amirault wrote:

> I doubt that the Meade drive could be fast enough (while still
> maintaining accuracy) to follow a sat across the sky (but I could be
> wrong on that)
>
> But if a sat is "visible" you can see it with the naked eye.  Just
> because it is overhead does not make it visible to the eye (not to
> your radio) ... it would have to be in sunlight against a black
> background of stars (shortly after sunset, or before sunrise)
>
> Richard Amirault                       N1JDU              Boston, MA,
> USA
> ramirault@erols.com         "Go Fly A Kite"
> http:// www.erols.com/ramirault
> -----Original Message-----
> From: jamie <jmorken@home.com>
> To: John Magliacane <magliaco@email.njin.net>; amsat
> <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
> Date: Sunday, April 02, 2000 12:41 AM
> Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] PREDICT Version 2.1.0 For Linux Released
>
> >Hi John,
> >Is there anyway to hook this up to a MEADE telescope with motor
> drives to
> >visually see the satellites?  Perhaps there is other software too!?
> Thanks for
> >your time,
> >
> >Jamie Morken
>
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