The accessory used when setting up the POLARIE star tracker. For precise alignment of polar axis using the polar scope, it is neceesary to move the POLARIE minutely. The POLARIE fine adjustment unit facilitates fine adjustment vertically and horizontally. This unit is compatible not only with the POLARIE star tracker but also with the AP polar axis bracket, and used by installing between the camera tripod.
The unit employs a connecting shape which securedly fits with the bottom of the POLARIE star tracker and the AP polar axis bracket, simply attachable by one screw.
The unit adopts double screw system which operates by loosening one screw while tightening the other. Due to the structure to sandwitch by screws from both side, fine motion and strong fixation can be realized.
Depending on the altitude where is used or equipment mounted, tilt angle of the polar axis can be changed in three steps, which makes it possible to use in a wide range from 0 to 85 degrees manywhere.
This can be used not only with the POLARIE star tracker, but also with the AP polar axis bracket.
POLARIE Fine Adjustment Unit