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Tonight's the night for my First Light


NigelCampbell
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Thanks for all the good wishes. Must gave worked as I had clear skies. Took me a while to get the Goto set up. But once I was there (or there abouts) it was brilliant. Saturn was clear as a bell. Tried a few high magnitude clusters and could see they were there. All in all a great first experience. Time for bed. Got to be up in 5 hours. (got to buy an air rifle to take out next door's security lights!). Hope everyone else had clear skies too.

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Good to hear it went well! Just make sure you don't fall into the trap of relying completely on goto and not knowing where anything is :)

Thanks. If I didn't know where anything was I would never have figured out the Goto - when it wasn't working right I just star hopped manually (trusty Phillips Star Atlas and red torch in hand)

- Goto wanted to align to altair which was behind a tree!

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