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    I bought my kids a scope for Christmas and am finally getting some posts up. Great views so far and great reading here in the forums.

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    Hello to you and your kids there Jeff!
    Welcome to the forum.
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    hi and welcome to the forums jeff.
    i hope you and your kids are getting some
    great views with that new scope.
    clear skies,

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    Aha, so you're stealing the kids telescope huh? Lol. That's fine, just make sure your sharing.....or it's quiet time for you.. Hope you're having a bunch of fun, look forward to hearing about your family experiences. Clear skies

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    Welcome to the forums and congrats on the new scope !

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    Welcome to the forum Jeff, so you got yourself a scope in the kids name, hope you and the whole family are enjoying it. If you don’t already have it down load Stellarium you will find it very helpful and it is free program. Enjoy and clear skies to you.
    Fred, I served in the U.S. Navy from 84-88
    I am just getting into astronomy with my kids. I have a Bushnell 3” reflector with a 20mm and a 4mm E/P, along and Tasco Starguide 4 with a 20mm and a 10mm E/P.
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    you will find it very helpful and it is free program. Enjoy and clear skies to you.
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    Welcome to the forums! Glad you are enjoying yourself with your scope and here in the forums as well!
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    Hi and welcome to our forums Jeff.

    Clear Skies

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    Hi,
    What kind of scope did you -oops I mean your kids- get?

    Welcome!

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    Hello Jeff, and welcome to the forum !

    Clear skies

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