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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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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 Yesterday 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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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 jjjstc
in the weather condition at...
on Today at 01:31:02 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 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 John Pierce
in Re: 17.5" Truss Dob for ...
on Yesterday at 01:23:29 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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