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Hi, I’m new here so thought I would introduce my self. I have been playing at astronomy for about a year on a very cheap Optus 75mm reflector and have now upgraded to an old 8in Orion reflector. Has anyone got any experience of fairly old Orion telescope 

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Welcome. I have no experience of such a scope but if you have any specific questions, just ask.

Have fun on the learning curve. 🙂

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Hi, welcome to SGL :smile:

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Thor

Welcome from Land Down Under

Perhaps rock up one night at local astronomy club, members there only too eager to help you

Give you a hands on with your Orion scope

John

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Hi, Thor, and welcome to SGL.

No experience of that particular scope, but will confidently predict that, compared to the 75mm, the views with it will blow you away.

Enjoy the journey.

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Hello and welcome to the community, hope you enjoy your time with us,

if you are having problems with the Orion, just post your question in a relevant

forum, you will get an answer.

See you around the forums.

Clear Sky's.

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Hi Thor, and a very warm welcome to the Lounge :)

Steve

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Hi Thor, welcome to the lounge.

Rick

 

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