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Hello to all on the list. I'm a new member here thanks to the diligent help of Astronomer Joe in getting me registered.
My name is Rich and I live in the Western Suburbs of Chicago (Burr Ridge). I have been a serious amateur photographer for 10yrs and only recently became interested in Astronomy. My friend Alan, who recently started the thread "My first Telescope" has been the main driving force in my decision to pursue astronomy.
I am interested, as you may well have guessed based on the above intro, in astrophotography. I just made the purchase of a 4" refractor (Orion) and with it and some help from you guys/gals :-) will soon be taking photos of the heavens above.
I'm pleased to be part of the community here and hope to be able to contribute to the discussions once I get more experience under my belt!
Post by Chicago Astronomer Joe on Feb 1, 2005 10:45:05 GMT -6
Thank you for your first post and registering as a member of the Chicago Astronomer family.
A wide range of skills are at our call here, from true beginners to accomplished and recognized deep space hunters. All views are valuable and welcomed, as I still am learning and discovery new things about the nobelist of the sciences....Astronomy.
Hope to see you in here often!
Chicago Astronomer Joe Founder, Administrator and Chief Astronomer
Telescope/Observatory Docent Facilitator Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum
Astronomy Instructor Instituto Del Progresso/IHSCA
Astronomy Program Instructor British International School of Chicago /Lincoln Park Campus
Resident Astronomer Chicago Park District Nature Oasis/Night Out in the Parks/ 606 Trail