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 __**EQASCOM Movement Strategies**__ __**EQASCOM Movement Strategies**__
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 EQASCOM provides two movement strategies. EQASCOM provides two movement strategies.
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 Normal: RA and DEC move simultaneously to their target positions Normal: RA and DEC move simultaneously to their target positions
  
- +Safe: This movement is used when moving from or to an Outside Limits position. The RA axis is first moved to the RA home position, the DEC axis then moves to its target position and finally the RA axis then moves to its target position. ​ This is safer than the "​Normal"​ slewing method because whilst entering/​leaving the "​Outside Limits"​ zone only the RA axis is moving and so the mount will take the same final approach to a given position irrespective of starting position. ​
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-Safe: This movement is used when moving from or to an Outside Limits position. The RA axis is first moved to the RA home position, the DEC axis then moves to its target position and finally the RA axis then moves to its target position. ​ This is safer than the the "​Normal"​ slewing method because whilst entering/​leaving the "​Outside Limits"​ zone only the RA axis is moving and so the mount will take the same final approach to a given position irrespective of starting position. ​+
  
  
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