Local Sidereal Time to Greenwich Sidereal Time

We created a Local Sidereal Time to Greenwich Sidereal Time Astronomy Calculator.

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Greenwich Sidereal Time to Local Sidereal Time

We created a Greenwich Sidereal Time to Local Sidereal Time Astronomy Calculator.

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Meade LX70 Dual Axis Motor Kit

When I purchased the Meade LX70 mount, it was during a sale and all the accessories were on sale to.  So, I thought it might be nice to have the motor kit as well.

The motor kit consisted of two motors and gears about with a controller and battery pack.  The assemble was straightforward from the manual.

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Greenwich Sidereal Time to Universal Time

We created a Greenwich Sidereal Time to Universal Time Astronomy Calculator.

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Lunt dovetail

In my research for a way to mount the Lunt LS50THA to the Meade LX70, I found out Lunt sells dovetail plates so I order one. 

It came with screws which was nice.  I moved them to the inner position and they aligned correctly with the Lunt.  I did need an Allen wrench so decided to get a new one to go with my astronomy tools.

The dovetail fit fine in the LX70 and secured with the main screw.  The only drawback was the second screw didn’t work in the locking position as it would have with the included dovetail.

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Universal Time to Greenwich Sidereal Time

We created an Universal Time to Greenwich Sidereal Time Astronomy Calculator.

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