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Postby villafan10 » Tue Jan 05, 2016 2:07 pm

Hello there. This is my first time on this forum. I personally hold no interest in this subject but my wife has often mentioned that she would love a telescope and enjoys looking at the stars. I think in the distant past her parents bought her a telescope from Argos or something and it turned out to be a birdwatching one or something. She's 30 in March and I had lots of activities and events planned for her but we are now expecting a baby, although very very early days, which will mean she can no longer do many things I've planned. I've had to have a rethink as a result and have decided to get her started on astronomy as a hobby. That's where you experienced knowledgeable people come in. I'm hoping to buy her a telescope that will be good enough for her to be able to use. I obviously don't watch a bird watching one, nor do I want one of poor quality. On the flip side I'm not after the hubble or anything that will pin point something galaxies away, if that's possible. I just want a middle of the road, decent telescope for a beginner at a reasonable price. Has anybody got any suggestions and if so I would appreciate some links to where to buy them from. Many thanks :notworthy:

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