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By Dennis Jamison
29 May 2014 19:16
By Dennis Jamison
May 24 at Wilson Commons was our first member’s star party with the 20” scope since we had our trailer meeting (May 1st) and decided to use our large scopes more often.  I’d say we’re off to a good start.  Many thanks are owed to Tim Burns, Jeff...
By Dennis Jamison
14 May 2014 19:07
By Dennis Jamison
Our April 8 member’s meeting at KNPB featured an excellent presentation on "Extremely Large Telescopes" by Gigi Giles.  The following Monday, six members and one former member (Jack Parker, a former president) met at Mogul Park to view a spectacular lunar...
By Dennis Jamison
11 May 2014 17:34
By Dennis Jamison
Summary of the open trailer committee meeting: May 1, 2014. Jim Fahey proposed to buy a trailer.  Rationale: the club could use a trailer to store and transport our two large telescopes (20- and 24-inch) and other club equipment. Pros and cons were...
By Jim Fahey
05 Apr 2014 19:39
By Jim Fahey
          Three Outstanding Members   James Bankston is one of our quiet members who always has a smile.  James shows up at our school star parties and at Sparks Marina. A retired Air Force Master Sergeant, he is educating the...

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04 Jun 2014 19:38
Video of Wilson Commons Peter Nygard had his low light video camera out at Wilson Commons on 5/24... check out the video he created: Wilson Commons 24May2014. Thanks Peter!
Dennis Jamison's Avatar
29 May 2014 18:56
Shopping List for 20" Scope At Wilson Commons (5-24-14) the 20” was operated with a Telrad and finder scope only. The only electrical power in use was the batteries in the Telerad. Members contributed their personal 2” eyepieces for the evening’s use. Here are some of the...
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23 May 2014 19:46
Second Attempt At Astrophotography Yes it's a 450D full mod by Gary Honis. It mad a huge difference in the nebula shots. Eric
Dennis Jamison's Avatar
27 Apr 2014 19:28
Video of April 2014 Full Moon Eclipse Bob, I think you did a fantastic job on this video!

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