Polar Finder software please!

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Polar Finder software please!

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I'm looking for a piece of software that will show me where Polaris will be in an eyepiece/finderscope when my ETX is correctly polar aligned. The only thing I can find so far is Polarfinder [http://www.astrotips.com/Downloads+inde ... nder.phtml]. Is there anyone out there who can write such a piece of software? Ideally the software would show the relative position of Polaris in the eyepiece for any telescope/eyepiece/finderscope combination. This would then make reasonably accurate polar alignment quick and easy.
Michael Morris
8" LX200 + Orion 80ED + Revelation 66mm Apo
Coronado SM40 Ha filter
Canon 1000D controlled by APT software
3 x SPC900 webcams
Roll-off roof Observatory - http://www.almiraobservatory.co.uk/index.html

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