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July 24, 2007

Wii Telescope Control

at 5:15 am. Filed under Computer Hacks, Cool Gadgets

 

Kingjamez wanted a simple way to control his telescope. A Wiimote and some software ended up being the perfect solution for his automated telescope project.

“At the Howard Astro League star party last night, I was showing off the moon to kids through a video camera. I wanted to pan around the moon to show the kids different parts of the surface. Since I was using EQMOD with no joystick I had to use the directional pads on the laptop. It was very cumbersome.”