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    Default Hello from France



    Happy New year to you all.

    Just a receive a new Celestron Powerseeker for Xmas. Dont know too much about Astronomy but learning quickly. The telescope came with a great peice of software called SkyX First Light Edition which is much easier to use than the telescope itself.

    Looking forward to receiving some help and advice as I am struggling a little at the moment and not quite sure what to expect.No one in my circle of family an friends knows anything about it so I am relying on your help.

    Uriel

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    Welcome to the forum. Start by reading all the posts pinned to the top of the Beginners Forum.

    Clear skies!
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    Welcome to our little corner here, Uriel. I'm sure you and your husband will have a blast with this new hobby. Don't hesitate to ask ANY question. We have people from all around the world, which pretty much guarantees 24/7 answers to your questions, no matter how silly you think they might be. We were all beginners at first, and still here we are.

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    Thank you for the welcome, dont feel so stupid and alone now.

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    Bonjour and welcome to the forums Uriel..
    I am pushing on 20 years a beginner..
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    Hi,

    Welcome to the Astronomy Forum. A book like NightWatch or Turn Left at Orion will be very helpful to learn some objects in the night sky and how to find them with your telescop.
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