When a scope aims at an alignment star, always wait for the beep or flashing readout (indicating the slew has finished) before hitting any motion button to center the star.
Pressing one direction button then holding down the opposite direction button accelerates a slew to full speed, a shortcut to Rate 9 speed without having to divert your attention to the numeric keypad.
SEATTLE SLEW, the only living American Triple Crown winner, died
The penultimate of 11 American Triple Crown winners of the last century, Seattle Slew was the only one
Seattle Slew was a massive influence on the breed," said John
One catch: if the mount slews up from the west, when it reaches the meridian it stops and waits for you to command it to flip itself to the other half of the sky, where it will resume tracking the satellite to the east.
You then slew to this star, center it, then slew back to your main target.
The Compustar 8 was a pioneering model that could automatically slew to thousands of objects but only after being precisely polar aligned.
You can also press and hold a direction button and then press its opposite button to momentarily slew the scope at a higher speed.
Jockey Chris McCarron and trainer Bob Baffert, who were scheduled to team up with Cavonnier in Saturday's Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, were also scheduled to combine forces with Boulderdash Bay in the Thirty Slews