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Hi i,m Paul from Fareham in Hampshire i,m new to all this well forums at least allthouygh i,ve had an interest in astronomy since i was at school i,ve owned a variety of instraments in my time starting with my first scope a ziess telementor(does any one remember those or has anyone owned one, then a 10" reflector followed by an 8" celestron sct then a 5"skywatcher refractor which i am in the process of selling as my wife is treating me to an 8" skywatcher explorer i was pleased to see good coments on the forum and look forward to picking it up thursday, i would just like to say thanks to Rob in Warsash for putting me on to this and look forward to interacting with other members regards Paul. :stars:

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Hi Paul,

Yes, the telementor was made for schools and in the usual Zeiss way, was an excellent instrument. Would be a welcome addition to anyones collection!

Anyway, welcome (especially if you still have the telementor ;-) )

Gary

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Thanks to every one for thier warm welcome i now have my sw200 all i need now is some clear skies when i,m not on night shifts,my first proper session with a telescope was with a ziess telementor at the 1988 astrocamp in sussex we where joined by Heather Couper and Nigel Henbest who were very complementery about the scope so i have very fond memorys.As soon as i can get some observing done i will post the results, quick question how do you fill the legs of an eq5 tripod with sand as several members have said this would increase the stability?and i do not fancy hanging a heavy wieght from it as one of the wifes yorkshire puddings could cause untold damage. :saturn:

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