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Ds2114ats-lnt I am a green rookie and was given a Meade DS2114ATS-LNY telescope. I followed the dvd instructions and have read the manual. I line it up properly with easy align for north and level 0. It doesn't seem to be able to find the alignment stars properly. Is there an easier way for me to get this thing working so I can look at some planets and stars etc? Is there a way to know which stars are in the sky so that I can line it up by their name? I was wondering about entering the R.A. co-ordinates but find it confusing. The manual says it is simple but it is not for me HELPPPPPPPPPPPPP

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I was having the same issue. Training the drive cleared up my problem. Meade has a step by step procedure for this on their website. Like Joe L said you will still have to center the alignment star in the eyepiece.

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You must CENTER the alignment stars -- usually they are near -- but may not be inside the eyepiece.

Centering the two stars makes the GOTOs accurate.

Make sure time, date, site, is correct--- and if your scope has a "training" routine in the manual--- be sure to do it.

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