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Happy Birthday Aaron @StarHugger

:occasion-balloons: :occasion-balloons: :occasion-birthday: :occasion-balloons: :occasion-balloons:

All the best for a great day from the Sky Searchers Forum!
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Happy Birthday, Aaron!
Here's hoping for many more to come!
:occasion-birthday: :happy-wavemulticolor: :occasion-birthday:

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happy birthday Aaron , have a nice day my friend .
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Hi Aaron and a Big Happy Birthday to you with many more trips around Ol Sol!
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Aaron, a very happy birthday to you my friend, I hope you have many more trips around our favourite star! :D

P.S. Hope you get some solar related goodies too!
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Happy Birthday Aaron! Have a good one. 🎂 🎉🎁🍺
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Best Wishes!!!

:occasion-cake: :occasion-birthdaymulticolor: :occasion-cake:
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Happy Birthday Aaron
Some nice refractors, eyepieces, mounts and related equipment
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Thanks Everyone !

Was a great birthday with Family Friends & TSS of course !

Got alot of warm birthday wishes, a new Omegon tripod for the At80 and some really sweet chocolate cake, who could ask for more than that I say...

Clear Skies and Happy Birthdays all around My Friends !
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Happy (belated) Birthday Aaron! Sounds like you had a great day with your family and friends - a perfect time indeed.
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kt4hx wrote: Wed May 15, 2024 5:09 pm Happy (belated) Birthday Aaron! Sounds like you had a great day with your family and friends - a perfect time indeed.
Thanks Alan, indeed !
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Happy Birthday Aaron !! ( sorry I missed this , I don't stray too far from the solar den )

All the best for your day !!
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Here is the new Omegon pod with the gso skyview at80ed and long perng finder all mounted up !

Cant wait to get it in the window 😆
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A fine looking set of rigs!
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Graeme1858 wrote: Thu May 16, 2024 6:41 am A fine looking set of rigs!
Thanks Graeme !
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