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Observing Wed night at Ray's

Ray Nemoseck has invited us out to his place to set up telescopes Wednesday night. We will start about 9PM. Ray lives 6 miles south of Larimore and 1 mile
dean_nsas
May 20
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1302

Re: no observing tonight

The weather is a bummer. I was pretty excited for it.
matt1985johnson
May 15
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1301

no observing tonight

At the last meeting, we discussed observing tonight but it looks like clouds are coming in. We will try another night.
dean_nsas
May 15
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Re: collimation help

I noticed a problem when I was using a camera adapter shooting the moon. It was sharp focus at the top/right and slightly out at the bottom/left. I researched
EJ
May 11
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Re: collimation help

I might be able to help next week after I've graded exams. Collimating an SCT is usually done at night using stars. The problem is you need really good
dean_nsas
May 11
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1298

astro meeting tonight

The astronomy club's May meeting is tonight on the second floor of the Memorial Union at 7PM.
dean_nsas
May 11
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1297

badlands star party

I'm setting up the annual Badlands star party in the north unit. It looks like August 14/15 will be our weekend this year. Any objections? Who thinks they
dean_nsas
May 5
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1296

monthly astro talk / Europa eclipse

The monthly astronomy talk is tonight at 8PM. Dr. Young will be talking about science education. Weather looks bad for observing afterwards. There is a
dean_nsas
Apr 27
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1295

collimation help

Just can't get away to the meetings(at home caregiver full-time) and I'm looking to collimate my sct 8". Would anyone be interested in helping assess condition
ericjacobson82
Apr 22
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1294

super science day

Super Science Day is Sunday, April 19, in Purpur arena. Super Science Day is an annual event full of science activities and demonstration for kids. Since the
dean_nsas
Apr 18
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1293

Observing tonight

A few of us plan to set up telescopes at Kelly's slough tonight to view Jupiter and galaxies.  Be there by 8:27pm to see Callisto occult Ganymede.  Sent from
Dean Smith
Apr 17
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1292

Io eclipses Eurora Monday night

At 8:29PM CDT, April 13, Io will cast a shadow on Europa. This should be visible in a telescope as Europa dims by 2 magnitudes. Our meeting will end by 8PM
dean_nsas
Apr 12
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1291

Re: Yuri night

The Yuri night event has been canceled. In other news: Our April club meeting is Monday, April 13 at 7PM in the Alumni room of the Memorial Union. April 19 is
dean_nsas
Apr 11
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1290

Northern lights

Northern lights are visible now. Sent from my Verizon Wireless 4G LTE smartphone
Dean Smith
Apr 9
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Yuri night

Dakota Space Society has asked about having a star party on Yuri's night April 12 (this Sunday!). This will be at the UND Observatory. This will be a moonless
dean_nsas
Apr 8
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