Download Northern Polar Alignment apk 1.0 free for Android smartphone
Apk file size: 1.5 MB
Step 1: To obtain Polaris Culmination Time in your position, please insert date, time-zone and longitude.
Step 2: Rotate AR axis to simulate the Polaris culmination and then fix the axis. As a result Polaris has to appear in the lower part of the Polar Finder (Image 1).
Step 3: Rotate AR Graduated Circle until Polar Culmination Time matches the Polar Finder's position (step 2) and fix it.
Step 4: Rotate AR Axis in order to intercept the pointing time on AR Graduated Circle.
Step 5: Align Polaris (Image 2).
Luciano Scambia part of our Education and have average installs from 5000 to 10000. Last Update Jan. 3, 2015. Google play rating is 66.6667. Current verison is 1.0. Actual size 1.5 MB.
Basic & straightforward This is a very basic app to simplify the process of polar alignment on a German Equatorial Mount for a telescope. You may find that help from someone used to polar aligning 'scopes is needed unless you can find a detailed set of instructions on the 'net. :)
Northern polar alignment Doesn't appear to be accurate. Only accepts longitude in degrees.
I'd give it no stars but you can't. Severely lacking in features. You have to manually input your time, date and location. Why can't that be pulled from the GPS?