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Post by meeng » Mon Jan 13, 2020 11:06 pm

Life long space nerd and i now have my own little space nerds. Up till now, I havn't made much effort to "unsure" my children would love space as much as I always have, but they have "aged into it" and I want to encourage it.
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Post by JayTee » Tue Jan 14, 2020 12:09 am

Hello and welcome to TSS. Glad you joined us.

Main: C-stron CPC1100 #2 Scope: 8" f/7.5 Dob mounted Newt AP Scopes: TPO 6" f/9 RC, ES 80mm f/6 APO G&G Scope: Meade 102mm f/7.8, Bresser 102mm f/4.5 Guide Scopes: 70 & 80mm fracs Mounts: C-stron AVX CGEM & GT Alt-Az, Meade DS2000 Cameras: Canon T3i (x2), ASI120MC Binos: 10X50,10.5X70,15X70 (x2), 25X100 EPs: ES: 21 100°, 30 82° X-Cels: 9, 12, 18, 25 Clubs: RCA & HAS
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Post by Makuser » Tue Jan 14, 2020 12:14 am

Hello meeng. It is so great to have you join us on here at TSS. And, I laud your support tor your kids appreciation for space exploration and astronomy. Welcome to the forum meeng, and the best of wishes for a happy astronomy adventure for both you and your kids.
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Post by helicon » Tue Jan 14, 2020 12:39 am

HI and Welcome to the TSS Forums!!!
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Post by prowler75 » Tue Jan 14, 2020 12:59 am

Welcome to TSS!
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Eyepieces: GSO 30mm, Explore Scientific 70° 25mm, 82° 18mm, 11mm, 8.8mm, 6.5mm. KK Orthos 12mm and 9mm
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Post by bladekeeper » Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:31 am

Welcome to TSS and thanks for joining us! :)

Scopes: Apertura AD12 f/5; Celestron C6-R f/8; ES AR127 f/6.4; Stellarvue SV102T f/7; iOptron MC90 f/13.3; Orion ST80A f/5; ES ED80 f/6; Celestron Premium 80 f/11.4; Celestron C80 f/11.4; Unitron Model 142 f/16; Meade NG60 f/10
Mounts: Celestron AVX; Bresser EXOS-2; ES Twilight I; ES Twilight II; iOptron Cube-G; AZ3/wood tripod; Vixen Polaris
Binoculars: Pentax PCF WP II 10×50, Bresser Corvette 10×50, Bresser Hunter 16×50 and 8×40, Garrett Gemini 12×60 LW, Gordon 10×50, Apogee 20×100

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Post by Don Quixote » Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:14 am

Welcome aboard, meeng.
Thank you for introducing yourself.
It is hard to top the fun of looking into the night skies with our children.
I look forward to reading of your adventures.
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Post by ProfEclipse » Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:17 am

Hello and welcome!
Equipment: Celestron C6 Newt, Celestron Advanced VX, ASI ZWO1600MM-Cool, Orion Mini Deluxe Pro Autoguider

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Post by Unitron48 » Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:42 am

Hello...and welcome to the forum!!

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Post by Juno16 » Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:53 am

Hi meeng,

Welcome here. We are a bunch of space nerds too.

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Post by Gordon » Tue Jan 14, 2020 3:27 am

Welcome to TSS!

Scopes: Explore Scientific ED80CF, Skywatcher 254N, Orion ST80, Orion Atlas EQ-g mount, Orion SSAG guider. Baader MPCC MkIII coma corrector, Vixen 70mm refractor. Lunt LS35THa solar scope. Skywatcher EQ5pro mount. Imagers: ZWO ASI1600 MM Cool, ZWO ASI174mm-C (for use with my Quark chromosphere), ZWO ASI120MC Filters: LRGB, Ha 7nm, O-III 7nm, S-II 7nm Eyepieces: a few, Primary software: Cartes du Ciel, EQMOD, SGP, Nebulosity, Photoshop, StarTools V1.4
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Post by Lady Fraktor » Tue Jan 14, 2020 4:42 am

Hello and welcome to the forums :)
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Post by Richard » Tue Jan 14, 2020 6:19 am

Hi and welcome to TSS
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Post by smp » Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:23 pm

Hi meeng, and welcome here to the Forum!

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Telescopes: Tele Vue TV-85; Celestron C6; Questar 3.5 Standard SN 18-11421
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Post by meeng » Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:49 pm

Thank you all for the warm welcome. Life simply gets too busy, and fortunately the Eclipse in 2017 provided a great opportunity to "remember" how much I enjoy it, but also see how much my children all enjoy it.
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Post by AntennaGuy » Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:46 pm

Welcome aboard, Meeng!
:text-welcomewave: :Astronomer1: :text-welcomewave:
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Post by Thefatkitty » Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:55 pm

Hi meeng, welcome to TSS! :D

All the best,
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Post by russmax » Wed Jan 15, 2020 12:46 am

Hi, Meeng,
We're also a family of space nerds down here in Austin, TX.
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Post by Ylem » Wed Jan 15, 2020 1:48 am

Welcome aboard :)
Thanks for joining us :)
A bunch of SCTs and MCTs scattered around the house and an Orion ST80.
A big box of Plossls :D

Clear Skies,
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Post by Braingasim » Wed Jan 15, 2020 1:18 pm

Hi there, Welcome to the forums!
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