The Equatorial Home Position (EQ Home) is an important parking position to place your mount in. It’s the basis where your Go-To works from. Having an accurate EQ Home will make your life easier. It will improve your Go-To accuracy, make it easier to use finder-scopes to align as well as speeding up plate-Solving.
In this post I’m going to show you how to set the equatorial home position. In this example I’ll be using my Sky-Watcher EQ6-R Pro, but the instructions here will apply to any EQ mount. For this recipe you’ll need your EQ Mount and a Spirit Level.
With that said, let’s begin.Continue reading “How To Set The Equatorial Home Position”