A Community Devoted to the Preservation and Practice of Celestial Navigation and Other Methods of Traditional Wayfinding
From: Robin Stuart
Date: 2022 Jun 27, 10:02 -0700
Some random thoughts on Vernier scales:
The term "Vernier scale" seems to get tossed around by some who don't understand its meaning. Here ia copy of a page from the manual The Paramount Robotic Telescope System User Guide by Software Bisque. These are definitely not Verniers.
Verniers scales have a lot in common with moiré patterns https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Line_moir%C3%A9