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    Default At last a clear night !



    finally got out with my lxd75 mount last night ! two star alignment , started my tour with m31 then on to m32 , then on to the ring nebula finally ending up on vega ! each time it put me within the fov of my 17mm plossel ep ! amazing ! i live in a very light poluted area and would of never found these ! i was running it of an old car battery which has seen better days ! so it only lasted about an hour but i got more in in that hour than i would with my eq3 !
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    nice report , i think last night was the first clear night for weeks in the UK,

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    Glad you had some clear skies!!!

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    Yes , it does make a change to see some stars ! I'd thought the clouds had taken permanant residence above me !
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    Quote Originally Posted by mikeyfly View Post
    nice report , i think last night was the first clear night for weeks in the UK,
    Hello Mikeyfly,

    last night was in fact one of the best in Bavaria since July.

    Clear skies

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