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Paul Tomo

Hello to all members of the East Midlands Stargazers

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Paul Tomo

Hello to you all,

 

My name is Paul and I’m from Nottingham and I’m also a beginner and have been for many years. I’ve been interested in stars and all that goes on with the night sky since being a kid and I always have had a telescope in the house. I hope now that I’ve joined The East Midlands Stargazing group I can now expand my knowledge on this fascinating subject.

 

Many Thanks...Paul Tomo 

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tuckstar

Hi Paul, welcome aboard. Feel free to have a mooch about and ask any questions you may have, someone will have an answer. 

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Bino-viewer

Hi Paul, welcome to EMS.

I'm another beginner really. Always something new to learn. Think of me as a 'all the gear, no idea type ! 😄

 

The main thing is to have fun, and enjoy the night sky, thats the most important bit.

 

Hope to meet you sometime 🙂

 

 

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Paul Tomo

Thanks Andy,

 

I do have a question and this is one of many to follow. I have a Astromaster 130 and I think the secondary mirror is slightly out of alignment and I'm not to sure if I can do the adjustment too reset it, I don't have a cover with the little hole that goes over the eye piece and this will be the first time I try to do any adjustments on this telescope.

Would there be anyone close to Nottingham that I could bring my scope round and have someone help me set things up. I know that youtube is a big help when learning how to do things but I need a little bit of help to get my telescope up and running again. Kind Regards Paul Tomo

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tuckstar

Probably not the best time to be asking anyone to come round. Take a look at astrobaby's website.  She did a really good guide on collimation. Are you sure it's out? Those little 130 tend to hold collimation quite well. 

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Paul Tomo

To be honest Andy I'm not sure if it is out, but with what I can see I would say slightly out.

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Clive

Welcome Paul, I'm sure any questions you may have will be answered on here.

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Paul Tomo

Thanks you folks for the welcome.

 

 

 

 

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