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142mel

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Hi, new member and new to astronomy, just completed a short course at QUB and am now awaiting arrival of my first scope, a skywatcher 130P GOTO. Any tips about set-up would be appreciated. Have looked at the sky with Binoculars for years.

Looking forward to being part of this forum.

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Hi. and welcome to the SGL Forum.

You have chosen a good scope to enhance your astronomy, and don't worry about getting help, there is plenty of that available to you. Fire away with any questions as and when.

Best Wishes.

Ron.:D

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Welcome 142mel, your 130 will enhance your hobby no end with close in views.

JohnH.

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Welcome to the forum

Same here had a pair of binos for over a year

saving up for a scope . hope the clouds stay away so you get a

good first light :D

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:hello2:Hello and welcome, you'll have a great time here.

Ian

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Hi Mel and welcome to the forum :D

Lots of good people on here with good advice.

James

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Hi 142mel,

A very warm welcome to the forum. :D

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welcome, i have the same scope as you on the goto aswell, so if you get stuck drop me a private message and I will try to help

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Hi from me too - the 130 is a great little scope and lots of folk on here have owned one - me included - anyway hi and if you have questions just jump in and ask :D

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Thanks everyone for the warm welcome and the offers of help, I am sure I will be taking these up.

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Hi Mel,

A very warm welcome to SGL, hope you enjoy the forum.

John.

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