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by Pusherman
Tue Dec 06, 2011 8:50 pm
Forum: Absolute beginners
Topic: First post and my first scope!
Replies: 7
Views: 3622

I managed to take my scope out for its maiden voyage on Sunday night for an hour. It was 1:30 in the morning and very cold. Set it up next to the River Seven in Shrewsbury and got some good views of the Moon and Jupiter. Seeing the different colours on Jupiter did provide something of a kick. Unfort...
by Pusherman
Wed Nov 30, 2011 11:50 am
Forum: Absolute beginners
Topic: First post and my first scope!
Replies: 7
Views: 3622

First post and my first scope!

Hello all, I've just taken delivery of my first telescope, a Skywatcher Skyliner 150p Dobsonian. Of all the sites I visited they seemed to agree on the fact that this was a good scope to begin with, and it fell within my budget. I haven't had any chance to use it yet, too much rain and cloud - that'...