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Beginners section and info on how to use these forums. Beginner adivce, observing lists, monthly sky guides.

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Last post by DDK
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on June 05, 2015, 08:28:08 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 mpacker
in Nice visual 4-end of Sol...
on June 11, 2015, 06:16:58 PM

No New Posts TAC Imaging

Astrophotography related topics.

Moderators: RalphWaid, RBA

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Last post by RalphWaid
in Astronomy Technology Sho...
on June 28, 2015, 10:03:07 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 OR, Peak last Wednesday ...
on June 25, 2015, 02:03:17 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 John Pierce
in OI: 2015-06-20 Santa Cru...
on June 18, 2015, 02:00:09 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 Davids
in Re: Lake Sonoma
on August 19, 2014, 04:38:46 PM

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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 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 DrAl
in "Circumstellar Disks aro...
on June 06, 2015, 09:32:58 AM

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 2015 update, vol...
on June 12, 2015, 04:22:36 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: 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 smigol
in Old Celestron Tripod (FR...
on May 19, 2015, 12:14:00 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 Lumpy Darkness
in Re: The new TAC is getti...
on March 19, 2015, 03:17:37 PM

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