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by Bjohnson
Thu Sep 17, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: PASNola Forum
Topic: Ranking Messiers
Replies: 3
Views: 103

Ranking Messiers

[attachment=0]Ranking Messiers.jpg[/attachment]

Came across this on Reddit.
Thought it might be helpful to some beginners who want a place to start with finding DeepSky objects.

Just curious if you agree with the rankings or would change it up any.
by Bjohnson
Wed Sep 02, 2020 10:01 pm
Forum: PASNola Forum
Topic: PAS General Meeting Friday Sep 4th 7:30PM
Replies: 0
Views: 82

PAS General Meeting Friday Sep 4th 7:30PM

Reminder that the monthly General PAS meeting will be Friday September 4th at 7:30PM. All members and guests are invited to attend. We will have John Martinez do a presentation on "Webb Space Telescope: Mission Update" To Join Zoom Meeting Log in info below. PAS General Meeting for September Time: S...
by Bjohnson
Fri Aug 14, 2020 4:57 pm
Forum: PASNola Forum
Topic: ISS flyover
Replies: 3
Views: 320

Re: ISS flyover

This is great!
I can make out the detail of the external ?antenna? in the blowup.
Very nice.

Did you just let it float into the view and then shoot?

Bill J.
by Bjohnson
Fri Aug 14, 2020 4:54 pm
Forum: PASNola Forum
Topic: Will there be a Deep South Star Gaze this fall?
Replies: 1
Views: 184

Re: Will there be a Deep South Star Gaze this fall?

in the words of Gary Gilmore: "Let's Do It!! " though hopefully not with the same outcome...

Here's hoping things are better by then and we can actually get together for this. It's three months away. We have to be in better shape by then, don't we??

Bill J.
by Bjohnson
Thu Aug 06, 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: PASNola Forum
Topic: 12Inch MEade LX 200 for Sale
Replies: 0
Views: 175

12Inch MEade LX 200 for Sale

From a person who contacted me about selling a telescope: We have a Meade LX200 GPS 12' telescope with mount and eyepierces that we are looking to sell locally. Asking $2,000 for all. I have pictures but cannot upload due to the size. I'll see about attaching later. Contact me if interested and I'll...
by Bjohnson
Thu Aug 06, 2020 2:50 pm
Forum: PASNola Forum
Topic: VIRTUAL Monthly PAS General Meeting Friday Aug 7 7:30PM
Replies: 0
Views: 160

VIRTUAL Monthly PAS General Meeting Friday Aug 7 7:30PM

A quick reminder to all that the August meeting will once again be held virtually with Zoom. We hope to meet together soon, but until the restrictions are relaxed, we follow protocol and stay safe. Several important issues to be discussed at this meeting including possible alternate meeting location...
by Bjohnson
Tue Jul 07, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: PASNola Forum
Topic: Reminder- July virtual PAS General Meeting Friday July 10th
Replies: 0
Views: 208

Reminder- July virtual PAS General Meeting Friday July 10th

Copy of the email I sent out to all members on Tuesday night for those of you who may not have seen it. All members and guests are welcome to attend virtually. Greetings from the PAS, As most of you know, our next General meeting of the Pontchartrain Astronomy Society is scheduled for this Friday, J...
by Bjohnson
Mon Jun 01, 2020 9:09 pm
Forum: PASNola Forum
Topic: PAS Virtual Meeting June 5th 7:30PM
Replies: 0
Views: 338

PAS Virtual Meeting June 5th 7:30PM

(I have recently sent this message out as an email to all members, If you did not recevie it, please let me know, as there is possibly a problem with your email info. ) Greetings from the PAS, As most of you know, our next meeting of the PAS is scheduled for this Friday, June 5th. While conditions r...
by Bjohnson
Sun May 24, 2020 9:59 pm
Forum: PASNola Forum
Topic: How to use a 10 inch Meade Schmidt Cassegrain
Replies: 1
Views: 578

Re: How to use a 10 inch Meade Schmidt Cassegrain

I sent you an email.
Give me a call and I will do my best to help you out.
by Bjohnson
Mon May 18, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: PASNola Forum
Topic: Spring Scrimmage starts this Thursday
Replies: 1
Views: 574

Re: Spring Scrimmage starts this Thursday

Looking forward to it.

Hoping we get some good weather.