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Subject:  Telescope talk Date:  2/6/2002  9:19 PM
Author:  TMFOrangeblood Number:  136 of 1847

jiml8 said: My wife teaches astronomy at an area university, and we have the school's 9 inch reflector set up in our house.

With the new blood in here from Selena's post, this seems a great time to get some advice on a couple of telescopes I'm considering. Below is the text of an email exchange I had with someone who just bought an Orion SkyQuest™ XT8 Dobsonian Reflector:

...but it hasn't been delivered to him yet. If you're interested in this kind of stuff, please read on and feel free to reply with any help. Thanks!

Him - I recently purchased such a scope from Orion Telescopes and Binoculars ( bas