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    Default Re: The Sun is shining and I may get a chance to use my brand new scope tonight.



    Hello, and welcome aboard!
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    Default Re: The Sun is shining and I may get a chance to use my brand new scope tonight.

    Welcome to AF Jeff.

    Please let us know how your session went!

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    Default Re: The Sun is shining and I may get a chance to use my brand new scope tonight.

    Welcome to the forum!

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    Default Re: The Sun is shining and I may get a chance to use my brand new scope tonight.

    Bad enough the cloud gods now and the flue!

    Hope you got out let us know.

    and welcome to the forumz.
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    Default Re: The Sun is shining and I may get a chance to use my brand new scope tonight.

    Welcome to the forum! ... Regarding the shining Sun, rememeber that it's safer to point your telescope to the Sun during the night.
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    Default Re: The Sun is shining and I may get a chance to use my brand new scope tonight.

    Welcome to the forum Jeff , when the sun shines in RSA during the day its almost rain at nights here , I hardly use my scopes in summer here , winter May to September is my time here but there are a few days when its ok but being spoiled during the clear winters I hardly do
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    Default Re: The Sun is shining and I may get a chance to use my brand new scope tonight.

    Hello Jeff.
    Welcome to the forum.
    Hope that you got to use your new scope.
    Clear skies.
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    Default Re: The Sun is shining and I may get a chance to use my brand new scope tonight.

    Hi Jeff and Welcome to the Forums!
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    Welcome to the forum!
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    Default Re: The Sun is shining and I may get a chance to use my brand new scope tonight.

    to Astronomy Forum, and for joining our group. Take care of yourself and get healthy (even though a new scope is a great incentive for a long stay at the eyepiece) before trying too many extended viewing sessions. Please give us some details about your new scope, and let us know how your first light went as soon as you have a chance to post a report
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