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Since the group looks dead,here's a question...

Any new equipment your using,type why you picked it etc.
blackstar7us
Jan 11, 2013
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Person who started public star parties is a forgotten man

Frank Palma started the Fort Pickens star parties and carried them on for years. The first several years of public viewing at Fort Pickens was done not by
robertb
Jul 25, 2011
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Update on Pluto

Pluto plane chases shadow StoryDiscussionImage (2)Pluto plane chases shadow ERIC BETZ Sun Staff Reporter azdailysun.com | Posted: Sunday, July 10, 2011 5:15 am
robertb
Jul 16, 2011
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Organics found on Mars

Frank Palma told me that Wayne Wooten had made this announcement----and HE WAS RIGHT!!!!!! Viking Found Organics on Mars, Experiment Confirms Using Mars-like
robertb
Jan 5, 2011
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615

A sea going planetarium??????

Looking through the new books selection at the library, I recently selected MURDER SHE WROTE: THE QUEEN'S JEWELS by Jessica Fletcher and Donald Bain. Much of
robertb
Oct 29, 2010
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Planetarium star balls

Sometimes, when retirement bores me, I search ebay for words such as eyepiece, telescope, observatory, and planetarium---highest price first. This time I found
robertb
Jun 3, 2010
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The astronomer movie

When I was an elementary school student in the Pensacola/Warrington area---about 7 years before I started the Escambia Amateur Astronomers Association---the
robertb
Apr 15, 2010
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Hayden Planetarium's doors

As a retired planetarium director/asst. prof., on a fixed annuity, I find cheap methods of amusement---incl. searching ebay for many things such as the most
xcoconino9
Jan 28, 2010
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Things looking down at Lowell Observatory

In addition to 4.5 feet of snow last week---several buildings collapsed incl. Bookman's with a quarter of a million used books, movies, etc. Lowell announces
xcoconino9
Jan 27, 2010
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A chance to observe with a 20"

Links I have used in the past have not worked well---so, try a google.com search with the following search term: "Astronomy club offers cosmic view to
xcoconino9
Dec 6, 2009
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Fire forces closure of Kitt Peak Observatory

Associated Press - July 15, 2009 10:34 PM ET TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - A fire burning on the Tohono O'odham Reservation has forced the closure of the Kitt Peak
Robert Blake
Jul 16, 2009
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Pensacola's astronomy club reaches 50 years

50 years ago Pensacola's astronomy club was started as the Warrington Amateur Astronomers Association---named for Pensacola's largest
Robert Blake
Jun 18, 2009
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New director for local observatory

Lowell Observatory names new director By DAILY SUN STAFF Monday, May 04, 2009 An astronomer and deputy leader of astronomy for the federal National Science
Robert Blake
May 6, 2009
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The case of the missing meteorite

... Meteorite lands back home By JOE FERGUSON Sun Staff Reporter Tuesday, March 24, 2009 For the last few years Tom Lynch has been using a 50-pound rock as a
Robert Blake
Mar 24, 2009
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new Dark Skies news from NZ

Search the yahoo article to see the photograph: New Zealand town is in the dark — and proud of it Buzz Up Send Email IM Share Digg Facebook Newsvine
Robert Blake
Feb 8, 2009
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