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Skywatcher EQ8 declination backlash adjustment

On Saturday because I had my Skywatcher EQ8 telescope mount polar alignment sorted, I decided I had to check and adjust the backlash in declination before mounting my Orion VX12 12″ Newtonian onto it. There were somethings I had experienced during polar aligning the mount which led me to believe that there were some issues which needed to resolve. Continue reading Skywatcher EQ8 declination backlash adjustment