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    Hello everyone,
    My name is Mike. I'm from southeast PA. I recently rediscovered the joy of my SkyQyest XT8 and have been enjoying the winter sky despite the cold. I've always had an interest in astronomy, but just now am starting to put more time into it. I don't know anyone to go to personally for information about the sky, so I figured I'd hang out here. I live around a lot of farm land, and have a great wide open view of the sky. I'm looking forward to learning and sharing with you all.

    -Mike

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    Welcome to the forum Mike. Sounds like you have a great place to do some star gazing. Cheers.
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    Thanks for joining us Mike, welcome to the forums!

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    Hi Mike, and welcome to the forum!
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    Hi and welcome Mike , the farm land open skies sound real good.
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    Greetings Mike from the other side of PA.
    Sounds like you have a great set up.

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    Hi Mike. Welcome to the forum. I'm in the southern Chester County area. Nice scope. You'll learn a lot from the folks on the forum. They are friendly and helpful.
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    Welcome to the forum Mike. Sounds like you have an ideal observing site. Clear skies to you and thanks for joining us.

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    Welcome to the forums Mike - I used to know a Mike Crow from Pburg area down in Calif... did you ever live in the SF bay area, know the Elders / Breens? Sounds like a great area for gazin' when the weather co-operates Look forward to reading your posts here.

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