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Old 21-01-2009, 01:38 AM
Enhanced Astronomer

Enchilada is offline
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Sydney, Australia
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Wink Wearing Egg Foo Yong ( Expert's Guide)

There is one little secret they haven't told you here... even if you forget everything, simply make a pinhole camera and look for something bright. I.e. Sun, Venus or the Moon. Then project the object onto a piece of paper or card. You mightn't see very much, but it at last you can say you have observed something and not go home with so much Egg Foo Yong all over your face!

One very simple positive suggestion (based on actual experience), get a really crappy eyepiece of not much valuable and just leave it in the glovebox. This works well, and will give you piece of mind!

Welcome as the newest member to the largest amateur astronomical club in the World!

Last edited by Enchilada; 21-01-2009 at 01:43 AM. Reason: Whoops!!! Forgot to read the Thread...
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