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    Quote Originally Posted by digger1 View Post
    Welcome to the forums. Oh now the nice thing about your wife purchasing the telescope for you is later on when you develop full blown AEAS (Astronomy equipment acquisition syndrome) you will not need to take all of the blame! Sounds like you have great sky conditions. Congrats on your escape from Cleveland not any dark sky within 50 miles.


    We just usually refer to that as "GAS", Gear Acquisition Syndrome.

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    Gary,

    Wise man once told me AEAS and GAS is like hole in sky that you keep dumping money into!



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    Carl, I just discovered your post and yes I have GAS and AEAS. You are right this is the friendliest forum.

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    Carl, I just discovered your post and yes I have GAS and AEAS. You are right this is the friendliest forum.

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    Default Re: My wife bought me a telescope...

    Welcome!
    I had a friend in the Lake County (Illinois) Astronomical Society that used a 60mm refractor for over 10yrs and took it all over the world, including the Australian Outback.
    Enjoy you scope!

 

 
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