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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 John Pierce
in Under the Milky Way
on September 27, 2016, 11:21:38 PM

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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 SeanMcCauliff
in Re: Observing notes on 8...
on September 12, 2016, 10:13:43 AM

No New Posts TAC Imaging

Astrophotography related topics.

Moderators: RBA, RalphWaid

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44 Topics

Last post by jeffweiss9
in FLI ML-8300 and Field Fl...
on September 11, 2016, 07:21:26 AM

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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 Mark
in Entertaining Google at L...
on September 25, 2016, 07:44:55 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 Marko
in Re: CalStar XVII
on Today at 02:04:43 AM

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 John Pierce
in Re: Little Basin Campgro...
on July 13, 2016, 11:44:55 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 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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24 Topics

Last post by mclaughlin6464
in Astronomy on Tap: Bay Ar...
on August 12, 2016, 12:18:14 PM

No New Posts Annual Star Parties

Discussions specific to GSSP, CalStar and other major star parties

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Last post by DDK
in Whoop dee doo
on Yesterday at 11:54:55 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.

48 Posts
11 Topics

Last post by Jrgose
in Re: Coulter 13" mirror r...
on September 22, 2016, 04:21:26 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 MattT
in Re: 17.5" Truss Dob for ...
on September 26, 2016, 02:37:52 PM

The Lounge

No New Posts Forum stuff

forum stuff. help and how-to and ideas.

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

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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 John Pierce
in Re: Stunned and heartbro...
on July 30, 2016, 07:08:29 PM

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