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Started by Rcooh361, 06/16/2020 12:09PM
Posted 06/16/2020 12:09PM Opening Post
i went to download an astronomy app on my iphone only to discover the are 50 of them . any input on which one is the best for tacking stars! etc>>
Posted 06/16/2020 06:08PM #1
Originally Posted by Robert Cuoccio
i went to download an astronomy app on my iphone only to discover the are 50 of them . any input on which one is the best for tacking stars! etc>>

SkySafari is by all means the best.....from the free version right on up thru the pay versions. Been using it for years now. There is no substitute.....

20" MidnighTelescopes f/5
8" f/16 Muffoletto Achro
Meade 6" AR6 f/8.0 Achro
Celestron C11
Parallax PI250 10" F/5 Newt
Vixen FL102S,NA140SS,R200SS
80mm Stellarvue Nighthawk with WO APOupgrade lens, 90mm f/16.67 Parallax Achro
LXD75/LX200, Mini-tower, GP-DX, CG5 ASGT, LXD650, GM-8, G11, GM-100, GM-150EX, GM-200 and a Gemini G40
4" portable AP convertable 44" or 70" pier
Stellarvue M7 Alt-Az, TSL7 Pier/Tripod
12.5" f/5 MidnighTelescopes DOB Swayze optics
Statham GA
Posted 06/21/2020 01:47AM #2
I agree with Greg. Sky Safari is excellent. Currently controlling my scopes with version 6 pro.

Scopejunkie


40 year old restored C14 with recirculating cooling w/Skywatcher DOB GOTO Conversion (CPC14)

Synscan DOB mounted Sky-Watcher Evostar 150mm/1200mm ED Refractor

"Rescued" Craig's List Orion 120mm/1000mm Refractor


USAF Vet