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    Default New Orion ST-80... Shhh Don't Tell My Wife :)



    Purchased my new ST-80 this afternoon! I had received a $100 rewards card from AT&T so I went to my local Camera and Telescope store. Tonight is supposed to be the only clear night of the weekend so here's to hoping I didn't jinx that...!!!

    If I'm able to image with it tonight I'll have a report over the weekend
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    Default Re: New Orion ST-80... Shhh Don't Tell My Wife :)

    Good luck! I haven't had a good night in almost a month, the withdrawls are intense!
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    Default Re: New Orion ST-80... Shhh Don't Tell My Wife :)

    Hi Fatboy. Congratulations on the new ST-80 telescope. And, your secret is safe with me. I hope that you can avoid the "new astronomy equipment just arrived" cloud curse, and can give us a first light report soon. Thanks for your new equipment report fatboy, and the best of wishes for many happy sessions with the new scope.
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    Default Re: New Orion ST-80... Shhh Don't Tell My Wife :)

    You mean your wife doesn't know about it?

    Well, if ya ain't livin' life on the edge, your just taking up too much room, I reckon.
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    Default Re: New Orion ST-80... Shhh Don't Tell My Wife :)

    Quote Originally Posted by fatboy1271 View Post
    Purchased my new ST-80 this afternoon! I had received a $100 rewards card from AT&T so I went to my local Camera and Telescope store. Tonight is supposed to be the only clear night of the weekend so here's to hoping I didn't jinx that...!!!

    If I'm able to image with it tonight I'll have a report over the weekend
    Well, if your wife asks about it just say, "AT&T bought it for me!"
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    Default Re: New Orion ST-80... Shhh Don't Tell My Wife :)

    congrats on your new scope !!!! good luck with the weather
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    Default Re: New Orion ST-80... Shhh Don't Tell My Wife :)

    Thanks everyone! I too, like many, haven't had a clear night in some time with El Nino... Yeah, "AT&T bought it for me!" I like that
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    Default Re: New Orion ST-80... Shhh Don't Tell My Wife :)

    Use the 48 hour rule. If it's in the house for over 48 hours you can say "I've had that for a while now. Haven't you see it before?"

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    Default Re: New Orion ST-80... Shhh Don't Tell My Wife :)

    Love my ST80!
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    Default Re: New Orion ST-80... Shhh Don't Tell My Wife :)

    It's a great little scope. I love mine so much I got it a crayford focuser.
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