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maltydog
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Reged: 09/13/12

first night out with new mount
      #5463094 - 10/09/12 11:32 PM

took my new atlas goto out for the firt time. this is my first goto mount. this was only my second time to have the scope out.

after fairly accurate polar alignment i did the 3 star alignment then off to the races. it performed fantastic. every object i chose was spot on and visual tracking stayed centered - but didn't spend much time on any one object as i was so amazed at how i could punch in an object and be there in a matter of seconds. i have been a star hopper for the last 20 years but man i love this goto. the atlas is very sturdy for my scope (ES 127ED). easy to use. excellent. meant to take some pictures but got carried away with viewing.


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Mkofski
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Reged: 07/19/11

Loc: Greenfield, Indiana, USA
Re: first night out with new mount new [Re: maltydog]
      #5463104 - 10/09/12 11:37 PM

Congrats on the new mount. Sounds like you have a lot of great nights ahead of you and your ES 127. You should give us a picture!

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YetAnotherHobby
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Reged: 09/02/09

Loc: Central CT
Re: first night out with new mount new [Re: maltydog]
      #5463634 - 10/10/12 11:09 AM

Welcome to the dark side!

Sounds like you are having a great time - congrats on the new mount!


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