Contents

  1)
  Collimate Optical Axis to the Tube Mechanical Axis
  2)
  Collimate Finder
  3)
  Square Optical Axis to Declination Axis
  4)
  Square Dec. Axis to Hour Axis
  5)
  Elevate Hour Axis to the True Pole & Zero Dec. Verniers
  6)
  Adjust Hour Axis into the Meridian
  7)
  Set HA Verniers into the Meridian by transit of an equatorial star
  Refraction
  Refraction in dec.
  Refraction @ HA 6h/18h
  8)
  Adjusting Elevation of Hour Axis by Measuring Dec. Drift Rates due to Refraction
  8)
  Adjusting Elevation of Hour Axis by Measuring Dec. Drift Rates due to Refraction (cont:)
  Method Summary
  Conclusion