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Anyone remember Henry Brinton of Selsey?

Hi guys, I am the late Henry Brinton's daughter, Alicia (aka Alix). Since the tragic news of Patrick's death, many past memories have risen to the surface and I feel somewhat homesick for the old days... I still have all my Dad's books, also the ones he co-wrote with Patrick. Dad's 12" Newtonian Telescope is now at Slindon College in West Sussex, having been transferred from Selsey to Hatfield and back down to Sussex again. ...
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Beginner

Hi all well after taken up photography a few years ago i have taken the plunge and got myself a sky watcher telescope and though i've joined the 65 club i decided to follow the stars,im from Hemel hempstead in hertfordshire and surrounded by fields,is there anyone out there who is around my area
and anyone give me any tips,when i get using the scope then i can take photos with any luck,so i might ...
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Hello from dark(ish) sky Melton Mowbray

Hi

i'm new to astronomy, but have had an urge to own a telescope since I was a kid. Well, 30-odd years later and I now have a Sky Watcher Evostar 120 with an EQ5 mount - thanks to Santa aka my wife!

Last night I took it out to my front garden and once the clouds had cleared I managed to get my first ever view of Jupiter and the four Gallilean moons - ...
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Hi from Cumbria

Hi,
I have just registered on the site.

I built an 8 1/2 inch reflector some 30 years ago.
Other hobbies/interests took over and the scope has languished untouched for years.

For some reason I got the scope out, set it up and...... I am hooked again.
I had forgotten how good it was exploring the night sky.

I have just adapted a webcam so need some clear nights to try it out.

Next job ...
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hello from gemini budders

hi all
New member from maidstone kent. getting my new scope for christmas from my wife, skywatcher 150p
so a complete beginer, reading lots of books to guide me round the sky cant wait to get started. i think this is a mid life crisis but i know i will enjoy the night sky once i get started. hope to get some good photos to share with you all cu soon budders ...
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Hello from Morecambe

Hi all

New on here based in Morecambe, I have Coronado PST and have just ordered a skywatcher 250 dobsonian.

Cheers Chris
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HI all

Hi everyone my name is a clue of were i am from.
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Hello from Leicestershire

Hello, I got my first pair of bins yesterday through the post all ready for the Winter Marathon! Excited!
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Hi from Derbyshire

Hi fellow cloudwatchers I'm philjay been an amateur astronomer for over 45 years. I have my own homebuilt observatory in which I use one of several scopes (mainly refractors) for visual and imaging. I am also an avid classic, vintage and antique scope collector /user, theres nothing I like more than observing with a piece of history

Cheers philjay
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Hi from Derbyshire

Hi fellow cloudwatchers I'm philjay been an amateur astronomer for over 45 years. I have my own homebuilt observatory in which I use one of several scopes (mainly refractors) for visual and imaging. I am also an avid classic, vintage and antique scope collector /user, theres nothing I like more than observing with a piece of history

Cheers philjay
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