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    Default New to the forum and to astronomy



    Hi Everyone, greetings from Panama City, Panama. Just joined the forum and hope to learn a lot from you guys. I've just delved into this world by getting my hands on an Orion XT10 Classic. In a little over 2 weeks I've just managed to watch the Moon, Jupiter, the Orion Nebula and a few of the brightest stars like Sirius, Aldebaran, Betelgeuse, Rigel and Bellatrix. I also got my sights on a small star cluster but I don't remember it's name. I hope to see a few galaxies eventually as well as other DSO's. I'm in the process of getting a few eyepieces as i only have the one that came stock with the telescope which is a 25mm plossl. I also plan on getting a few filters in the coming months as well as a barlow. Right now I'm a bit overwhelmed with the amount of info I'm digesting related to this world and trying not to overdo myself. So i will for sure be asking for your insight and expertise in the coming weeks/months to ensure i don't end up wasting money and time with things that won't work for me.

    Looking forward to learning from you. See you around.
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    Default Re: New to the forum and to astronomy

    Welcome to the forum and to astronomy!

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    Hello and Welcome
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    Hi Tonin,

    Welcome to the forum. The people here are great.
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    Hi Tonin,astronomy is such a great subject,it really is endless and i,m sure you,ll get lost in it! This is a great place to be for information and friends,so stick around i don,t think you,ll be dissapointed.Welcome

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    Welcome to the forum. That's a nice scope you have there and it will yield some fantastic views.
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    hi from Scotland my man

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    Welcome to the forum - the vast knowledge here is quite an undertaking at times. Sit back and enjoy it with your new hobby....
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    Your sure to enjoy your scope and learn for the rest of your life with this hobby... It's fantastic! Welcome to the forums!
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    Enjoy the new scope and Welcome to the Forums!
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