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This review applies to version 1.7. The latest version of this software will soon be reviewed by our informers.

AlignMaster is a program designed for a quick and precise alignment of goto mounts to the polar axis. It is much more easier than the manual Scheiner-method or the usage of Guidemaster.
A camera is not needed, but an ocular with illuminated cross-hairs is helpful and will give a more precise alignment. In an emergency the cross-hairs of your spotting scope can be used (but this is not recommended unless your batteries are flat!).

The program slews to two stars and uses the error information (offset after second slew) to calculate the misalignment to the polar axis. After calculating this offset the program slews to the difference; now turn the alignment screws (ALT and AZ) of your mount, so that the star is in the center again. Now your mount should be aligned.

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