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      squeege3000 Latest: Eyeball mini-session squeege3000, Sep 21, 2018 at 6:54 PM
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      A place for new stargazers to ask questions and get answers on equipment, techniques, and ideas of things to see in the sky.
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      Pleiades Latest: Finders that are Keepers Pleiades, Sep 4, 2018
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      Dave In Vermont Latest: Nebula's Astronomy Den Dave In Vermont, Sep 23, 2018 at 6:14 PM
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      Orion25 Latest: Welcome to Galaxy Central! Orion25, Sep 23, 2018 at 6:52 PM
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      Dave In Vermont Latest: Welcome To Stellarium! Dave In Vermont, Aug 18, 2018
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      Nebula Latest: 2 New Filters for Mars & Beyond Nebula, Sep 14, 2018
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      Mak the Night Latest: Binoculars - Blinded with Science Mak the Night, Sep 23, 2018 at 7:36 AM
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