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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 John Pierce
in Re: Head's Up for New Ye...
on Yesterday at 12:46:20 PM

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Astrophotography related topics.

Moderators: RBA, RalphWaid

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Last post by rljtac
in Nice Article in December...
on November 21, 2016, 02:06:33 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: Blazar burning brigh...
on December 06, 2016, 07:34:52 PM

No New Posts Observing Intents

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
in Re: OI - Dinosaur Point,...
on December 01, 2016, 12:04:28 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

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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 Jeffcrilly
in Duke astronomy class
on November 18, 2016, 12:52:07 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 Re: A thought about Cals...
on October 07, 2016, 08:39:08 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 John Pierce
in Re: Mirror cell design q...
on December 04, 2016, 09:39:21 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 John Pierce
in Re: For Sale: Large Bass...
on October 29, 2016, 08:06:01 PM

The Lounge

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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 DDK
in Re: This just in: New ma...
on November 23, 2016, 09:08:41 PM

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