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Re: ANDE and Amateur Astronomers?



At 08:00 PM 12/8/2006, Jim Jerzycke wrote:
>Bob, will this be a LEO? The reason I ask is to get
>some kind of guesstimate of how fast the telescope
>would have to slew. I've got a ham friend who's into
>astronomy pretty heavy, and that's the first thing
>he'd ask.
>Jim  KQ6EA

Actually, a Paramount ME is quite capable of tracking a LEO, and you 
can feed Orbital elements to TheSky6 to control it ... it allows 
separate tracking rates in two axes to accomplish the tracking.

Dave
VE3GYQ/W8
Spencerville, OH
Amateur Astronomer and Paramount owner!

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