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 Guiding the Solar Telescope

The Solar Telescope has a guiding system that is clock driven and is impulse through weights held by a chain, gravity moves the clock mechanism, so the Straight Ascension Axis can compensate earth rotation, (in an opposite direction to the earth’s rotation) and keep the image of a celestial object still.

 


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