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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

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Last post by Peter Natscher
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Astrophotography related topics.

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on February 10, 2017, 11:34:18 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!

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Last post by sgottlieb
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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 Peter Natscher
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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

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Did you know TAC members can join the Astronomical League?

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

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Last post by sgottlieb
in Re: OzSky Star Party -- ...
on March 17, 2017, 11:05:36 AM

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Discussions specific to GSSP, CalStar and other major star parties

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Last post by smigol
in Re: GSSP 2017 Registrati...
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Astronomy Equipment

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

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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 Mark
in Astro Physics 130mm f/6....
on March 02, 2017, 02:04:40 PM

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

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