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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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Last post by hr
in Re: Introductions
on December 07, 2015, 11:18:16 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 mccarthymark
in SN 2016coj in NGC 4125
on June 03, 2016, 10:37:20 AM

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Astrophotography related topics.

Moderators: RalphWaid, RBA

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Last post by jeffweiss9
in NGC2903 barred spiral
on May 08, 2016, 09:25:36 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 Dinosaur Point this past...
on Yesterday at 07:42:35 PM

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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 Pinnacles Wednesday nigh...
on May 31, 2016, 12:57:22 AM

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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 John Pierce
in Little Basin Campground ...
on May 15, 2016, 06:57:01 PM

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Did you know TAC members can join the Astronomical League?

Moderator: rljtac

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Last post by rljtac
in Re: Renewal Time for TAC...
on June 04, 2016, 09:45:43 AM

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 TraderJim650
in Call for star party volu...
on April 04, 2016, 05:11:56 PM

No New Posts Annual Star Parties

Discussions specific to GSSP, CalStar and other major star parties

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Last post by John Pierce
in Re: CALSTAR - Generator ...
on June 20, 2016, 06:01:51 PM

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 Jeffcrilly
in Planetarium software - w...
on June 23, 2016, 02:01:05 AM

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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 satterwill
in Sold: Orion 11x80 binoc...
on June 05, 2016, 10:49:45 AM

The Lounge

No New Posts Forum stuff

forum stuff. help and how-to and ideas.

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Last post by Peter Natscher
in Re: Andrew Bell
on November 05, 2015, 02:41:39 PM

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

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Last post by Enrico
in Re: The new TAC is getti...
on December 28, 2015, 11:32:02 AM

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