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by Bsimon
Mon Apr 19, 2021 2:32 pm
Forum: PASNola Forum
Topic: Deep South Spring Scrimmage Registration Form
Replies: 0
Views: 8

Deep South Spring Scrimmage Registration Form

Note - my apology for doing this as a "Cut and Paste" from my files. For some reason I cannot upload the properly formatted forms as an attachment. I keep getting an error message either when trying to attach as a word.doc or a pdf. Feel free to copy and paste this form as disjointed as it looks or ...
by Bsimon
Mon Apr 19, 2021 2:16 pm
Forum: PASNola Forum
Topic: Spring Scrimmage - Now 2 Weeks Away
Replies: 0
Views: 11

Spring Scrimmage - Now 2 Weeks Away

This was in the April PAStimes, but as the print was small and there were no paragraph breaks I am printing it here. Deep South Spring Scrimmage – 2021 The Spring Scrimmage this year will run for a total of 5 nights from Tuesday, May 4th to Sunday, May 9th. As we had requests for a longer run and as...
by Bsimon
Mon Apr 19, 2021 2:08 pm
Forum: PASNola Forum
Topic: So What is a Star Party?
Replies: 1
Views: 16

So What is a Star Party?

So What is a Star Party? Like any other party a star party is the gathering of people for the purpose of having a good time. Specifically though a star party is geared toward having that good time under the stars and during the daytime having that good time under one particular star, our Sun. Star p...
by Bsimon
Sun Mar 28, 2021 11:58 am
Forum: PASNola Forum
Topic: Lunar Terminator
Replies: 8
Views: 170

Re: Lunar Terminator

Fantastic photo Bruce! Really, really great!

Barry Simon
by Bsimon
Sat Mar 20, 2021 3:07 pm
Forum: PASNola Forum
Topic: A Way to Do Public Outreach Astronomy Programs
Replies: 1
Views: 61

A Way to Do Public Outreach Astronomy Programs

The Delaware Valley Amateur Astronomers are starting to do public outreach astronomy programs again.

This is how they do it - https://dvaa.org/content.aspx?page_id=4 ... id=1378034

Something for us to consider.

Barry Simon
by Bsimon
Sat Mar 13, 2021 7:57 pm
Forum: PASNola Forum
Topic: In-Town Star Party - Friday March 12th
Replies: 0
Views: 67

In-Town Star Party - Friday March 12th

Here are a few images from Friday night in Tourmaline Park. No planets or Moon to observe but several other interesting objects were up in an improving sky and the temperature was pleasant. Objects that were seen included some open clusters, the Orion Nebula, and other close Orion objects as well as...
by Bsimon
Wed Mar 10, 2021 6:07 pm
Forum: PASNola Forum
Topic: Coming Soon to a Neighborhood Near You
Replies: 0
Views: 67

Coming Soon to a Neighborhood Near You

2001 FO32

What is about 1 mile across, is traveling at better than 75,000 miles per hour and will pass about 1.25 million miles from Earth?

Check it out!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/(231937)_2001_FO32
by Bsimon
Wed Mar 10, 2021 2:47 pm
Forum: PASNola Forum
Topic: Deep South Spring Scrimmage Sign Up
Replies: 0
Views: 63

Deep South Spring Scrimmage Sign Up

Sign up forms for the upcoming Deep South Spring Scrimmage are available on the Deep South Message Board @ https://dssg.boards.net/ They can be found in the board for the Spring Scrimmage. This year's dates run from Tuesday May 4th to Sunday May 9th. An additional day was added on the front end beca...
by Bsimon
Sat Jan 30, 2021 11:16 am
Forum: PASNola Forum
Topic: Deep South Spring Scrimmage
Replies: 1
Views: 122

Deep South Spring Scrimmage

I talked about this briefly last night during the PAS Zoom meeting. Here is an overview of what we may be able to do - Tentatively the Spring Scrimmage is penciled in for Wednesday, May 5th to Sunday, May 9th. That date could change, more below. The Spring Scrimmage is informal - no registration fee...
by Bsimon
Mon Dec 21, 2020 9:44 pm
Forum: PASNola Forum
Topic: Conjunction Observing
Replies: 18
Views: 1285

Re: Conjunction Observing

My photos tonight are similar to those that Lowell posted. Taken with an Orion ED 100 f/9 using a Canon 60D. The second photo was at prime focus (fl 900) with this one showing Jupiter's moons. The first photo was with the same scope but with a TeleVue 4x Powermate, effectively giving the scope a foc...