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Posted by L Madia on March 31, 2002 20:56:34 UTC

Hi all,
Just thought I would share this story with you.

Last Saturday, (it has been over a week since I have been able to get out and do some observing due to the weather) I was out enjoying the view. I had my tasco 114mm set up and was trying to get a good look at Saturm, I was given a run for my money by the nearby streetlight, but I was determined to find the planet.

While I was moving the scope here and there my daughter and her husband drove up the the grandchildren. Usually when this happens I just break down the scope down and intertain the company. Howvere, this night I asked my son in law if he wanted take a look. He said OK and I moved the scope in order to give him a veiw of Saturn. Incredibly as soon as I turned the scope back toward the sky I picked up Saturn and she came in great. I had her in the 40 mm barlowed to 20. I kept her centered an went to the 15, than the new 9mm. He was shocked and gave audible owes and ohs. We stayed out another hour and I showed him Jupiter and a few other sites. We had a great time. My daughter came out and even took a look at the moon. Now he wants a scope...



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