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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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Did you know TAC members can join the Astronomical League?

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Discussions specific to GSSP, CalStar and other major star parties

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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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on April 19, 2017, 11:50:40 AM

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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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The Lounge

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