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    Hello, my name is Ludovic and I just decided to come back to Astronomy of about 30 years. From French origins, I was raised in the south of France near the Observatoire de Saint Michel de Provence and was spending my nights with my Newton 115/900 (first scope) and then C8 (2nd scope). I now reside in Cambridge - Mass and recently bought a C9.25. I am mostly interested in Planetary viewing and photography, which is okay because this is about the only thing I am able to do from here. I recently joined a group in Winchester, which hopefully will provide me additional viewing (facilities further west of the boston area) and connection opportunities. I am excited to also be a member of this group.
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    Hello Ludovic! Welcome to the forum and thanks for joining us!

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    Hello and welcome
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    Hi there Ludovic, Welcome to the forums!
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    Hello Ludovic! Welcome to the Forum...and back to the wondrous world of astronomy!!

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    Ludovic, welcome to the forum.

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    Hello Ludovic. That is a nice background from you. Welcome to the forum Lidovic, and the best of wishes with your new group in Winchester.
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