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Hi All

Jon here from Manchester.

Been into astronomy for more years than I care to remember thanks to my old man.
I have a Celestron 76 at the minute which, due mainly to work and the good old Mancunian weather, has not seen much use of late but I am working to remedy that.

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Newbie very slowly learning

Having just started out in this I now realise how much I don't know about the subject. I have bought myself The Cambridge Star Atlas and still haven't got it sussed properly! Saying all that I do love looking at the night sky when the weather down here is clear and not actually raining, which at times doesn't feel very often. But we do get really quite dark nights with very little light pollution.
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Christmas merchandise has been spotted

So now it is time to launch my Christmas page:
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Motor Drive Celestron 93522

Hi Everyone I cannot find the Slip Clutch Assembly for my motor drive misplaced ,I have been in touch with Celestron who carry no spares does anyone have any suggestions, anytghing would be appreciated, not much good as it is
Mikeal48 :D
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Astro Photography

Hi I want to start with astra photography but I am unsure of what T mount etc I need to buy, I have looked on web sites but just found the info confusing I have a Canon 550D and the telescope is a Celestron 6N any advice would be appreciated Thanks Mikael48
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Hello! Just saw saturn for the first time!

Hello Forum peoples

I've been interested in astronomy for a several years now and I managed to grab a rather cheap skywatcher 4.5" reflector a couple of years ago. I've seen a few things through it.. the moon (twas hard to find), jupiter, the blurry blob of andromeda etc. but it's been a couple of years and I really haven't been hugely impressed for a while... until 30 minutes ago when I saw Saturn for ...
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Hi All

Hi everyone
I am not new here but i have been away,in and out of hospital for almost 4 years now but now i am back and in a position to blow the dust off my scopes and cams.Some gear now needs updating and other bits need repair and cleaning but i am looking forward to being out under a night sky again.So,as always when i touch a scope,get ready for the cloud and rain ...
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Hi to everyone


Hello to everyone . I just started Astronomy again after 5 year break. I used to be one this forum ages ago and forgot my old user name . I got pair of Celestrons 20+80 binoculars and just ordered pair 10+42 outland lx for when im on travels on Motorbike . I feel like a newbie as I forgotten a lot of Astro terms and ...
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i live in corby and im looking for people who in into astronomy.would be great if I can meet up with others who are into this as my partner gets bord sitting
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Hello again.

Hi, I'm an old user but I somehow got lost between the old and new forums :lol:
In brief, I'm Brian from Caithness. I'm mainly into lunar, solar and planetary photography but also like to dabble in in a little basic DSO imaging at times. The photography thing has really blossomed in the last few years with the coming of the CCD. Many years ago I was ...
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