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Kia ora (Maori for hello)

Greetings from the South Pacific, this is a great site and I am pleased to be part of the community.

I observe from the suburbs of Wellington which is the capital city, located at the southern end of the North Island, roughly latitude 41 south, longitude 174 east.

I have a 150mm Sky-Watcher Newtonian on a EQ3, 127mm Sky-Watcher Maksutov-Cassegrain on SynScan mount and a pair of Meade 10x50 binoculars.

I have been interested in astronomy since I was a child, been mostly a casual observer through my adulthood and starting now to get back into more regular observing.

I look forward to tapping into the wealth of experience here and can hopefully be of assistance to others

Cheers

Patrick

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Welcome Patrick,

I remember the beautiful skies from NZ, the milky way simply shouts at you :-) 

I have found this site an invaluable source of help and knowledge, people are very happy to share here.

Enjoy the hobby

Cheers

Vern

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Hi Partick and welcome to the SGL.

Like you I've loved astronomy since I was a kid and am also fairly new around here. It's a great place to hang out, pick up tips and have those niggling questions answered!

Jeremy

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Hi Pat from across the ditch

If you make it across the ditch, come along to one of our club nights

We do have a member who lives South Island, who is part of our BOSS team

Supernova searchers

Link is on our website to BOSS

Back in June, club co-hosted Starstuff 2017 at Byron Bay

Link to event and after party   https://starstuff.com.au/

Planning is already commenced for 2018

John

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