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    Hello Folks!

    I am a newcomer from South Sweden, living 30-40 kilometers from Jonkoping/Husqvarna known for manufacturing chainsaws, motorcycles and rifles/arms and some military stuff.

    I work as midrange systems engineer, but is education in Space Engineering and data communication plus machine learning. I also run my own business, teaching data communication and Unix.

    Hobbies is Astronomy and programming plus sports flying and IPSC.

    I have CPC1100 GPS XLT, plus some accessories to it and a smaller 4" reflector.
    The CPC works a lot when weather permits, visual observations, planets, messier hopping and so on with curious neighbors and employees.

    I sometimes takes photos with it, that works ok for planets and bright stars but not optimal for light fainter objects that need light gathering. Light fainter photos is not crisp enough for my taste using this CPC.

    I occasionally now and then write some smaller articles after our CPC sessions in one Swedish forum.

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    Hello psteen! Welcome to the forum and thanks for joining us!

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    Welcome to AF psteen
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    Hi there, Welcome to the forums!

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    Hi psteen, and welcome here to the Forum!

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    Hello and Welcome to the Forums!
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    Default Re: Newcomer from Sweden

    Hello psteen. It's great to have you join us on here. And, congratulations on the CPC1100 GPS XLT telescope. My wife is a third generation descendant from Skaraborg, Sweden. Welcome to the forum psteen, and have a happy Sankta Lucia's Day on 13 December.
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