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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 Mark
in StarGazers PBS Current V...
on December 25, 2016, 07:28:15 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 jeffweiss9
in Re: Advice needed for Pi...
on June 22, 2017, 01:09:39 PM

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Astrophotography related topics.

Moderators: RBA, RalphWaid

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Last post by jeffweiss9
in Re: M101 Pinwheel Galaxy
on June 14, 2017, 07:05:35 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 DDK
in Re: What the heck was th...
on Yesterday at 12:58:21 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 Peak SW lot stargazing!
on June 18, 2017, 04:02:26 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 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 NGC/IC Project

Discussions related to the ongoing NGC/IC Project

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Last post by hgcjr
in Re: Corrected NGC v0 onl...
on April 29, 2017, 05:49:13 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 sgottlieb
in Re: "Off the Deep End --...
on May 08, 2017, 09:31:36 PM

No New Posts Annual Star Parties

Discussions specific to GSSP, CalStar and other major star parties

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Last post by swaroopshere
in Re: GSSP 2017 Registrati...
on June 21, 2017, 01:13:39 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 wkf
in Re: Help Upgrading Argo ...
on June 19, 2017, 10:53:09 PM

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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 MichelleBar
in For Sale: Celestron CGE ...
on June 22, 2017, 10:19:38 AM

The Lounge

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forum stuff. help and how-to and ideas.

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Last post by John Pierce
in fixed a dns registration...
on February 01, 2017, 10:31:01 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 DDK
in Re: Happy Birthday Jamie...
on February 22, 2017, 06:58:58 PM

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