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Heq5pro autoguiding i

Hi guys i have a heq5pro mount which used to auto guide ok but only in ra, but now has stopped working
I.e im using phd ,no response from the manual controls , all works ok other than guiding , do i need a new mother board, any ideas, ive had it to bits etc hoping something might be loose but made no difference.
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Looking through the!

Hello all, total beginner here!
I know this may seem a dumb question but what is the best
Way to look through the eyepiece? Close up, at a distance,
I just can't seem to find a happy, comfortable medium!
I'm sure I will be on here quite a bit as I journey through
The mysteries of the telescope! Thanks.
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Beginners telescope

Hi would really appreciate some help from you experienced guys out there. Looking to buy my first telescope and as song goes I am an Absolute Beginner! Budget of £200 for everything. I live in a small town with some light pollution. Looking to use in garden. Am daunted to be honest by the technical nature of this hobby and I am not the most tech savvy girl! Any guidance appreciated. Also looking to buy ...
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Technology question

I have recently purchased a Celestron GoTo telescope and have been trying to find out if I must buy a tablet or ipad or neither to use special apps? I do not have an iphone and I have a PC operating windows 8. CanI use an apple app with my pc or must I buy another kind of tablet or ipad. I am a little confused.

Many thanks for reading my 'silly question'
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Kids books

My son is getting a telescope for Xmas and I would like to get him a book to go with it to help him understand what he might be looking at. He is only 7 so it needs to be informative but also fairly easy for him to understand. Any recommendations would be greatly appreciated!
Many thanks
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Star in the East?

As a casual observer I have noticed a bright object in the eastern sky at 4 a.m., during late November,which rises to almost over-head and continues towards the west.Some mornings it appears earlier and sometimes later by about half an hour. Any ideas as to what it is?
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Celestron Nexstar130SLT - Alternative mount?

Hi, I have a Celestron NexStar 130SLT Reflector on a GOTO pro mount but I have several problems with this mount - one is that I can never get it to do a 3 star alignment - it constantly says alignment failed) and secondly I hate the automatic mount - I would rather point my telescope at a space in the sky and look through - is there an alternative mount I can get that ...
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Skywatcher 130p flextube vs skywatcher Explorer 130

Which one??? Either will fit in perfectly with my house, size doesn't come into it. But they both have pretty good reviews.
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Evan's mum needs telescope advice!!

Hi there. I hope I'm writing this in the right part of the forum but I'm looking for some help and guidance. My 5 year old has a obsession with planets and for Christmas this year has asked for a telescope to go with his planetarium. I'm willing to pay up to £200 but after reading review after review I'm struggling with which is the best. My boy has slight autism and is highly dedicated ...
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Please help, what is the difference between these

Hello, I'm looking to purchase a telescope, am brand new to all of this. I have seen this one but found it for two very different prices. Please could someone advise if there is a lot of difference between the two kits and if the one is worth the more premium price tag?

Unfortunately I am unable to copy in the URL's as keep getting error message saying to remove off site URL's as post ...
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