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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 DDK
in Re: Introductions
on September 15, 2015, 01:49:06 AM

No New Posts TAC Visual

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 Andrew Pierce
in Portola Valley Star Part...
on Today at 03:06:48 PM

No New Posts TAC Imaging

Astrophotography related topics.

Moderators: RBA, RalphWaid

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Last post by John Pierce
in Re: A Different View of ...
on September 17, 2015, 04:34:34 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: OR, possible Clair-O...
on September 25, 2015, 04:48:31 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 John Pierce
in Re: Clouded Out Tonight ...
on September 12, 2015, 10:50:12 PM

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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 sgottlieb
in Re: Lake Sonoma
on July 28, 2015, 10:52:56 PM

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 Renewal Time for TAC-AL
on June 06, 2015, 11:25:03 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 Andrew Pierce
in Portola Valley Star Part...
on September 22, 2015, 12:00:43 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 CalStar 2016
on September 16, 2015, 09:47:13 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 Jrgose
in Re: Aluminet
on April 09, 2015, 09:20:26 AM

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 3gswish
in C14/Paramount/STV Setup ...
on September 12, 2015, 09:43:00 AM

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 Marko
in Re: The new TAC is getti...
on July 14, 2015, 12:38:00 PM

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