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    Hello,
    Guys and Girls my name is Grant just introducing myself, I came here to hopefully find some good info(im sure I will) about telescopes and possibly some good places to go to observe the sky. Im in central, Pensylvania and I have always enjoyed looking at the sky/stars but my time and money is usually consumed by my vehicles. As I am not going to completely forget about my passion for building, driving and working on cars I am going to slow it down a little bit and enjoy some other things. The first thing that came to my mind that I think would be as relaxing and beautiful as my cars is enjoying the nighttime sky. So I hope you guys/girls could help me out with some opinions on a decent beginner telescope that wont cost me an arm and leg at the same time.
    Thanks for your Time, Grant

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    Hi Grant.

    Welcome to the forum!

    Be sure the read through the 'stickies' at the top of each forum section. Lots of helpful stuff.
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    Hello Grant and welcome to the forums here..
    Glad you joined up with us here..
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    hi grant and welcome to the forums.
    tell us your budget,viewing conditions/site.
    is there alot of light pollutio,or do you intend to travel to
    a darker site?is portability an issue?
    do you want goto capability,manual,or tracking?
    just a few things that can help us narrow things down
    for you.
    clear skies,
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    Hi and welcome Grant to our forums. As said , do you you have a budget in mind.

    Clear Skies

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    Hello and welcome to the forum. Start by reading all the posts that are pinned to the top pf the Beginner Forum. Lots of good information there.

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