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    Default Re: I'm new to Astronomy, just bought a basic telescope..hi everyone



    Hi from scotland my man.we also have 3 cat's in our family.we adopted 2 females & bought a kitten now a teenage mail.the little shit has killed 3 birds & several mice.

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    Default Re: I'm new to Astronomy, just bought a basic telescope..hi everyone

    Stellarium
    heres a great free planetarium program
    If your scope does in fact tend to make you mad dont tos it yet,,disassemble it take it to a browns game and throw it at the stinky steelers,rotten ravens ,or bloody broncos, LOL
    youll be fine with the scope we are here to help just ask away

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    Default Re: I'm new to Astronomy, just bought a basic telescope..hi everyone

    Cats and Scopes, hmm!!
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    Default Re: I'm new to Astronomy, just bought a basic telescope..hi everyone

    Welcome mate. I borrowed a cheap scope from a friend and I was very impressed with some of the views I got. I did upgrade with my own scope almost straight away lol.

    I dont know how to use the equitorial mount either. I've polar aligned mine but whenever i dial in the coordinates it seems to be pointing in completley the wrong direction. Oh well

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    Welcome, you've got a lot of advise already, after you've taken it all in come back and ask your questions, we don't make any charges !!!
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    Default Re: I'm new to Astronomy, just bought a basic telescope..hi everyone

    I went and looked at your scope it seems a birdjones type which is just a barlow lens in the focuser tube to give you the added magnification,, you may need to collimate it now or soon enough, its easy just requires a bit of know how,, lets wait for your report before we go and scare(kidding) you with all this techy stuff..
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    Default Re: I'm new to Astronomy, just bought a basic telescope..hi everyone

    Welcome to the forum. That scope should give you some nice views of the Solar System and brighter DSO's.
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    Welcome to the forum Carolyn!
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    Default Re: I'm new to Astronomy, just bought a basic telescope..hi everyone

    Quote Originally Posted by twopurringcats View Post
    II have a very basic telescope, haven't figured out how to adjust all the dials on it yet (equatorial mount, Rokinon brand, model DB1141EQ1 focal length is 1000). I know it's not the best scope but it's the best I could afford for now,

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    I looked up your new scope on the web. I think that you might be pleasantly surprised by what you will be able to see with it.
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