Friday, 28 March 2014

Dived right in

Today I got my telescope. I went for the Altair Astro 8 inch f/5 newtonian and the alt-azimuth Sabre mount.

Quite an upgrade from my 10x50 binoculars and if I'm honest, a little intimidating. However,  looking forward to Christen it when we get a clear evening.

Also,  I bought 'Turn Left at Orion' from Amazon. It's a book that takes you through the process to find hundreds of objects and is ideal for a Dobsonian like set up. Comes with some excellent reviews.

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