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Hello from the UK

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Hi,

I am glad to have found a new forum for my favourite hobby!

I have both refractors and reflectors in my scopery, and an inordinate and ecletic number of eyepieces I use with them, but am still a learner on observing.
Unashamed Linda Ronstadt ♡ fan! :dance: :Clap:

Eyepieces from: Aero, Antares, APM, Baader, Brandon, Bresser, Celestron, Datysun, Docter, Explore Scientific, GSO, I R Poyser, Meade, Nikon, Orion, Pentax, Rodenstock, Siberia, Sky-Watcher, Taiso, Takahashi, TAL, Tele Vue, TS, Vernonscope, Vixen, Zeiss.

Scopes from: Altair, Bresser, Lumicon, Orion Optics UK, Sky-Watcher, Takahashi, Tele Vue, TS, Vixen.
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Hello 25585. It's great to have you join us here on TSS. And, you came to the right place to learn more about astronomy and telescopes from the knowledgeable and friendly folks on here. Welcome to the forum 25585, and the best of wishes on your astronomy adventures.
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- Marshall
Sky-Watcher 90mm f/13.9 Maksutov-Cassegrain on motorized Multimount
Orion Astroview 120ST f/5 Refractor on EQ3 mount
Celestron Omni XLT150R f/5 Refractor on CG4 mount with dual axis drives.
Orion 180mm f/15 Maksutov-Cassegrain on CG5-GT Goto mount.
Orion XT12i 12" f/4.9 Dobsonian Intelliscope.
Kamakura 7x35 Binoculars and Celestron SkyMaster 15x70 Binoculars. ZWO ASI120MC camera.
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Thank you Makuser! I hope I can contribute to the forum from my experiences. Happy to answer PMs :)
Unashamed Linda Ronstadt ♡ fan! :dance: :Clap:

Eyepieces from: Aero, Antares, APM, Baader, Brandon, Bresser, Celestron, Datysun, Docter, Explore Scientific, GSO, I R Poyser, Meade, Nikon, Orion, Pentax, Rodenstock, Siberia, Sky-Watcher, Taiso, Takahashi, TAL, Tele Vue, TS, Vernonscope, Vixen, Zeiss.

Scopes from: Altair, Bresser, Lumicon, Orion Optics UK, Sky-Watcher, Takahashi, Tele Vue, TS, Vixen.
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Hello 25585 ! Thanks for joining TSS and we look forward to your participation!
-Michael
Various scopes, 10" Zhumell Dob f/4.9, ES AR152 f/6.5, AWB 5.1" Onesky newt, Oberwerk 25x100 binos, two eyeballs. Camera: ZWO ASI 120
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Hello! Welcome to the forum. :text-welcomewave:

I look forward to reading your posts! :)
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Welcome to the forum!
Meade 12" GPS SCT, Classic Orange-Tube C-8, Explore Scientific 127mm ED, StellarVue SV70T, Explore Scientific 152mm, Edmund Astroscan, CGX Mount, iOptron ZEQ25 Mount, Lunt 80mm Ha single-stack solar scope.
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Hello and welcome to the Forum.
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Hello 25585. I always enjoy your posts on the CN Eyepiece section and look forward to your comments here.
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Hi 25585!

Welcome to TSS! It is really good to have you hear!
Jim

Scopes: Explore Scientific ED102 Triplet APO, Sharpstar 61 APO, Celestron Nexstar 130 SLT.
Mounts: Celestron AVX with Orion MM Autoguider, SLT;
Binoculars: Bushnell 10X50
Stuff: ASI EAF Focus Motor, Stellarview FF/FR
Camera / Software: ASI 533 mc pro, IDAS LPS D-1, Optolong L-Enhance, N.I.N.A., PHD2, SharpCap Pro, Adobe Photoshop CC, Pixinsight.
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Welcome aboard 25585...Glad to see you here!
-Bill

U.S.A.F. Veteran - Visual Amateur Astronomer since 1966 - Fully Retired since 2019
Orion XT10i - Lunt 152 f/7.9 - TSA 102 f/8 - Vixen 81S f/7.7 - P.S.T. - Pentax 65ED II - Nikon 12x50 AE
Pentax XWs - Baader Morpheus - Takahashi LEs - Edmund RKEs - BST Starguiders - 6ZAO-II/5XO/4Abbe
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Hello and welcome to the forums 25585 :)
Telescopes: 1 more than I need but 2 less than I want
Mounts: 5 Equatorial, 3 Az/ Alt
Diagonal: 3 mirror, 2 Amici, 1 Herschel
Eyepieces: Possibly more than 1 person requires
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Welcome to the group 25585, and hope you enjoy your experience here.
Alan

Astro Sky 17.5 f/4.5 Dob || Apertura AD12 f/5 Dob || Zhumell Z10 f/4.9 Dob
ES AR127 f/6.5 & ED80 f/6 on Twilight-II || Apertura 6" f/5 Newtonian on Twilight-I
TV Ethos 100° 21mm, 13mm || ES 82° 24mm, 18mm || Vixen LVW 65° 22mm
Pentax XW 70° 10mm, 7mm, 5mm || barlows
DGM NPB Filter || Orion Ultra Block, O-III and Sky Glow Filters || Baader HaB Filter
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Hi 25585, and welcome here to the Forum!

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Telescopes: Celestron C6; Tele Vue TV-85; Questar 3.5 Standard SN 18-11421
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Mounts: iOptron Az Mount Pro; Explore Scientific Twilight I tripod w/ Celestron NexStar GT mount; Majestic heavy duty tripod
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Hi and welcome to TSS 25585; nice list of equipment as well! :D

All the best,
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Skywatcher 10" Dob, C80-HD, orange tube Vixen C80, Vixen A70LF, CG4 mount
Towa Glass: Sears 6331, '61 Tasco 12TE , 'Towatron' 60mm f/7, Jason 80mm f/15,
Tasco 3T and Towa 3" reflectors. Fujiyama KK orthos, ES 68°, Canon EOS 550D

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Hello and welcome!
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Eyepieces: 10 mm and 25 mm Kellners, 15 mm TV Plössl, 6 mm Baader Classic Ortho, 26 mm Omegon SWAN 70°
Explore Scientific HR 2" coma corrector
Meade x3 1.25" Barlow
Some filters (#80A, ND-96, ND-09, UHC)

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Hello 25585.

Welcome to the forum.

Regards

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Hi and welcome to TSS
Reflectors GSO 200 Dobs , Sky-watcher 10 inch Dobs
Refractors Tasco 10TE-5
SCT C5 on a SLT mount
Mak 150 Bosma on a EQ5
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Hi 25585 - welcome onboard, enjoy the forum!
Cheers,

Tony.

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AP SCT: Celestron NexStar 6SE; Orion RACI 9x500 illuminated finder; Antares 0.63 reducer; Antares 2" Dielectic diagonal.

AP Refractor: Altair Starwave Ascent 80ED F7; 1x PlanoStar Flattener; Altair Starwave 0.8 FF/FR; Antares Versascope 60mm finder. ASIAir Pro.

Celestron AVX Mount; Celestron SE6 Mount; Sky portal 2 WiFi; ZWO ASI 533 Pro TEC; ZWO ASI224MC; SvBony 305; Canon EOS 100 (Unmoded).X-cel LX eyepieces & Barlows 2x 3x, Celestron 8-24mm Zoom, ZWO 2” Filter holder.

Filters: Astronomik IR cut; Baader Semi Apo; Baader Fringe Killer; Optolong Pro CLS 1.25; SvBony CLS 2.0.

Binoculars: Celestron 15 x 70.

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Hello and welcome aboard! You have quite the collection of scopes!!

Dave
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Welcome to TSS :)
Thanks for joining us 😊
Clear Skies,
-Jeff :telescopewink:

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