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Re: 1st Time Buyer - SS6" Dob, Meade DS, ETX, Other?

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Posted by Kip Crawford on August 29, 1999 08:42:41 UTC

I noticed that you are really into the auto tracking stuff. My advice to you is build your own scope. Go to the San Fransisco Sidewalk Astronomers and get the plans to build your own with your son. Learn the sky manually first. If you don't, and your zillion dollar tracking gizmo goes "toes up" you're screwed. Learn first, then down the road get the tracking device. If it goes, then you can rely on your star brains. Have fun.

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