slewing motor

slewing motor

[′slü·iŋ ‚mōd·ər]
(electricity)
A motor used to drive a radar antenna at high speed for slewing to pick up or track a target.
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You can manually aim the telescope with the slewing motors or by loosening the clutches on the mount and freely swinging the tube across the sky.
After pressing several buttons and waiting a few seconds for the slewing motors to do their thing, I could look into the eyepiece knowing the location was right.