Finally arrived!!

9 years 11 months ago #83466 by JohnC2009
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Hello all,

After months of research and head scratching, I finally got my
first telescope. I ended up going with the
Celestron Omni XLT 120 which I received a good discount
when I got the Celestron 7 piece filter case with included
a nice 2" barlow.

Really can't wait to get out there! Thanks to everyone here
for their help and support, not to mention your patience.

Regards,

John

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9 years 11 months ago #83468 by johnomahony
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Enjoy !

The Lord giveth, the Revenue taketh away. (John 1:16)

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9 years 11 months ago #83474 by Seanie_Morris
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Well done John! But beware, now that you have a bright shiny new telescope, we're all set for a string of bad, cloudy, wet nights...



...thanks to you! :P

Seanie.

Midlands Astronomy Club.
Radio Presenter (Midlands 103), Space Enthusiast, Astronomy Outreach Co-ordinator.
Former IFAS Chairperson and Secretary.

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9 years 11 months ago #83480 by Crescent
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Hi john. My first scope arrived last wednesday. I got a skywatcher 150p reflector. I was looking at the omni 120 but didnt have the cash for it. Astronomy ireland had a deal on the omni 150 but when i rang they didnt have any so i got the skywatcher from ace cameras in bristol. I found the mount a bit tricky but im getting used to it now also having problems with collimation. Let us know how your getting on it the future.

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9 years 11 months ago #83495 by Frank Ryan
Replied by Frank Ryan on topic Finally arrived!!
Congrats John.
That is a very nice scope!!

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9 years 11 months ago #83497 by Mike
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Hi John
That's a very good choice of instrument for opening up the wonders of the universe, congratulations and many clear skies.

Mike
:scope:

I83 Cherryvalley Observatory

After one look at this planet any visitor from outer space would say; "I WANT TO SEE THE MANAGER".

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