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    Greetings group from the sunny and clear skis of the VI. I'm just starting out and have yet to find a group or club here so I'm counting on your guidance. For Christmas I but my wife a Celestron 60GT and couldn't wait to set it up. I caught the bug but the power supply was flawed and I'm sending it back and upgrading to a Celesteron 114lcm (reflector) Thanks, Maxi

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    ho max and welcome to the forums.
    hard luck on the faulty scope,but at least you
    have it sorted and are getting a new one.
    we have a great community here,friendly and helpful
    so if you have any questions/queries,ask away.
    we're a good bunch.
    clear skies,
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    Fancy a house swap?
    Welcome to the Celestial Road Show.
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    Hi and welcome to our forums Max. Nice loccation btw .

    Clear Skies

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    Welcome to the forum and make yourself at home.
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    Welcome to the forum and clear skies in the islands!
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    Hello and welcome to the forums Maxi...
    Not to much light pollution I suppose..
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    Thanks all. They don't have the 114 after all. I'm debating a a Meade Ds-2130Ats-Lnt for $399 or jumping in for a Celestron C6-Ngt for $799.
    Any thoughts?

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    Welcome Maxi. What a great place to be, clear skies and clear water.

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