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    Default First Light suggestions



    Saturday night is first light for my new TEC 140APO ED. I have in my EP Case from 40mm Plossl to 3.7mm Ethos, plus a 2x Powermate. I have some doubles as well as the double double on my list. This is the first time in my astronomy life that I have a new scope and enough experience to understand what I'm seeing. So I'd love your suggestions on what to look and what to look for in those objects to evaluate the quality of this fine OTA.

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    Default Re: First Light suggestions

    The waxing Moon.
    See how sharp the shadows look.
    I'm sure you'll get a long list of DSO's to look for.
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    EPs - Orion Plossl (10mm, 25mm, 32mm, 40mm), Tele Vue Plossl (32mm), Orion Stratus (5mm), 12.5mm Orion Illuminated, 7-21mm Orion Explorer II, set of Orion Q70's
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