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Staffs Oatcake

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  1. I live on Norton Heights. Not a bad view of the skies from my small garden in the North and east. Very limited light pollution. But turn south I look right across the city. And I've got Bob hope of a westerly view. There's a 3 storey house in the way.
  2. I take whatever clear skies I can get at the moment with a new telescope and all, I've got a lot of learning to do. But I much prefer not to go out on a bright full moonlit night. Those I reserve for fishing, depending on the time of year.
  3. Hi all, I've always had an interest in astronomy and was lucky enough to be a small child during the Apollo moon missions. Due to some of my interests I'm lucky enough to spend time out under star filled skies away from the light pollution. I would observe the sky with a pair of binoculars or my DSLR to enhance the view, but never really got serious about astronomy, until my wife bought me a telescope kit for my birthday a couple of years ago. The kit gave reasonable results, but nothing I could say was inspiring. Part of the problem was that I couldn't polar align the equatorial mount pr
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