Old School : For small ( Old ) telescopes with setting circles. ( MoonLess July Night )

1.
Level the heavy duty tripod and attach scope.
2.
View the North Star to Polar Align and Lock the Tripod. ( NO Touch! )
3.
View a nearby* bright star and Match the Set. Circles to it's RA/Dec.
4.
Dial to Object* RA/Dec and View. ( +/- .5 o )

minutes

M5 ~ M27 ~ M51 ~ M57

M13

' ..12..24..36..48.. or Click.

M27 ~ M71

' ..12..24..36..48.. or Click.

M51 ~ M101

' ..12..24..36..48.. or Click..

M5

' ..12..24..36..48.. or Click.

M57 ~ M56

' ..12..24..36..48.. or Click.

Power
=
Telescope Focal Length ( MM) / Eyepiece Focal Length ( MM)
True Field o
=
Apparent Field o / Power
Light Eye Exit Dia.( 5 MM is Bright.)
=
Mirror Dia. ( MM) / Power

 

=
60 aSEC / Mirror Angular Resolution ( aSEC )