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    Welcome to the forum !! Lucky you to have such dark skies !!
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    Hi and welcome to the forum. Lived in Colordo Springs for 15 years! When we went to the mountains to go camping the skies were amazing! I miss that... Glad to have you on board. Clear skies to you.
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    Thanks for the warm welcomes on these cold nights!

    There is a LOT of land available out here in western Colorado. If you don't want to live in the "city" (I'm in the county seat), you can move into one of the smaller towns (less than 1000 in population) about 15 miles away and have basically no light pollution!

    I was perusing the forum during my shift tonight (it was a slow night with a LOT of downtime) and found out that my uncle is a member of this forum. He's the one that really got me into astronomy. You can check out his equipment, observatory, and his many pictures he has taken at his observatory website dcvobservatory.com! I wish I could afford his equipment... Two kids, a wife, and a recent move across country sure seems to use up all the free money I have.
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    Welcome to the forum. Nice to have a wife who supports the hobby! BTW, if you have an iPad, download the free Sky Guide app. It's amazing and will tell you what the sky looks like right where you are in any direction. It's like an interactive sky chart! It even goes red so you can take it out viewing with you and not lose your night vision.

    Clear Skies

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    Congrats on the scope, the dark sky, and more so......on the wife!!!

    Have fun!
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    The Bible tells us God created the Universe; Science tells us how He did it; And through my telescopes I marvel at His handiwork

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    Welcome to the forum.

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    Hi and Welcome to the forum!
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    Hi welcome to the forum, and congrats on the scope, nice idea of your wife to give you the scope as a present!
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    Welcome to the forum and... Wow! What a great start.
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    Welcome to the forum.
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