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Re: Re: True North



>Cliff:
>	Try this in the evening cut yourself a couple of stakes about 4
>feet or so long.. in the evening walk about 20 or so feet north or
>south of your tower, drive one stake into the ground on the north side
>walk south about 20 more feet and drive 2nd stake into ground lining
>them
>both up to polaris.. now you have your sight line for the next day to
>align your antennas... simple
>jim

Has anyone mentioned yet that Polaris is not exactly at the north 
celestial pole?  It's pretty close -- more than close enough for 
antenna alignment -- but check the ephemeris if you actually want to 
align a telescope equatorial mount ..

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