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My declination motor is not working . Any ideas

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Try changing out with another one if you can may be some one has like that one see if the problem moves.

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Right Ascension does not matter for now. Polar Align the scope on the star Polaris-- read this:

http://arnholm.org/astro/polar_alignment/index.html

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