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Beginners section and info on how to use these forums. Beginner advice, observing lists, monthly sky guides.

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on December 25, 2016, 07:28:15 AM

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The main SF-Bay TAC Observers forum. The topics here are those of the original TAC mail list, with a primary focus on Visual Observing in and around the greater San Francisco Bay Area

Moderator: Marko

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Last post by Mark
in Re: Venus/Neptune conjun...
on Today at 07:46:48 PM

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Astrophotography related topics.

Moderators: RalphWaid, RBA

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Last post by Mark
in Nice Starscape by Japan...
on December 17, 2016, 12:46:37 PM

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Post your OR's here. HINT: Use the Search bar at top right to find postings about objects in the Observing Reports!

Moderator: DDK

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Last post by DDK
in Re: Blazers, Seyferts, D...
on January 12, 2017, 02:04:10 AM

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Invite others to join you by posting upcoming observing dates here. These are open invitations. Please start the 'Subject' field with YYYY-MM-DD, Observing Site If someone else has already posted the date/site, then add your intent as a reply.

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Last post by DDK
in Re: OI - Fremont Peak Tu...
on January 15, 2017, 08:29:58 PM

No New Posts Observing Sites

SF Bay Area and Northern California Observing Sites. Please, only one entry per site. Discussions about sites are encouraged, but creating new sites will be moderated.

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Last post by MattT
in Re: Del Valle Reservoir
on October 04, 2016, 07:21:06 AM

No New Posts TAC-AL

Did you know TAC members can join the Astronomical League?

Moderator: rljtac

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Last post by DDK
in Re: More TAC-AL Awards (...
on December 30, 2016, 05:07:08 PM

No New Posts Calendar: Announcements by Clubs, Societies, etc.

Post to this board using the Calendar. For non-TAC astronomy events including lectures, star parties, fund raisers, classes.

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Last post by Jeffcrilly
in Duke astronomy class
on November 18, 2016, 12:52:07 PM

No New Posts Annual Star Parties

Discussions specific to GSSP, CalStar and other major star parties

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Last post by CharlieWicks
in Re: A thought about Cals...
on October 07, 2016, 08:39:08 AM

Astronomy Equipment

No New Posts Equipment Discussions

Technical discussions of Astronomy gear that might be off topic on the main forum... including optics, electronics, whatever.

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Last post by John Pierce
in Re: Fits In A Fit
on January 07, 2017, 06:12:56 PM

No New Posts TAC Astro Classifieds

A place to list for sale or wanted. Please, only astronomy related. Only registered members may reply to postings.

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Last post by John Pierce
in For Sale: 24" Dobson
on January 02, 2017, 03:36:01 PM

The Lounge

No New Posts Forum stuff

forum stuff. help and how-to and ideas.

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in How do I contact one of ...
on April 17, 2015, 11:02:46 AM

No New Posts Rants and Off Topic

Most anything not Astronomy related, but please, no hate. OT threads could land here.

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Last post by Mark
in Re: The Beginning And En...
on January 09, 2017, 11:27:35 AM

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