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    Hi,
    New here and looking to learn more about using telescopes to view planetary and deep sky. My daughter (10yo) wanted a telescope for Christmas, so I'll be looking to learn how to observe with her.

    I got the Celestron Powerseeker 127EQ (I understand it wouldn't be the favorite around here) but with the discount, I decided to go for it.

    I've always been interested in astronomy, but haven't really used a telescope much at all, so it will be a learning experience, which is half of the fun.

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    Hello and welcome to the forums Lynnroth
    Enjoy the scope and the viewing with your daughter!
    The scope has a couple of quirks but will still work well and show you a lot of what is out there.
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    Welcome to the forums. It's great that you will be viewing with your daughter. I hope you enjoy your new scope and please let us hear about your first light!
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    Hello and welcome to the Forum to you and your daughter

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    Hi lynnroth! Even though it may not be the favorite, properly collimated, it can show you a lot. The big thing is to have fun and make it fun for your daughter!
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    Hello Lynn! Welcome to the forum and thanks for joining us! Congrats on the new scope!

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    Welcome to the forum Lynroth and congrats on your new scope
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    Hello and a warm welcome to the forums Lynnroth.
    I'm sure you and your daughter will enjoy the scope and the viewing

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    Hi there Lynn Welcome to the forums!
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