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In the House of Gemini

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There is a comet in my house. ISON is inbound and Saturday night we are going to hunt that dog. The 22" Lipp is the gun were using and the prey is said to potentially be the brightest comet in ...

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Halloween!

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The ghost and goblins gather for alms tonight the darkest of nights and so i send my brethren to the dominion of all souls and wish you spooky dreams ... Ghost are our memories of those who have passed and ...

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Neil Armstrong - Childhood Hero...

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"Houston, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed." I read today he died... Flash back to July 20, 1969. A hot humid Houston summer. In a second story walk up apartment my family and I watched a black and white ...

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Venus Transited

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So for science geeks like me, "Measurement" is the name of the game. We live for the numbers. Here lies the basic explanation of how to measure distance from the earth to the Sun using parallax... http://www.eso.org/public/outreach/eduoff/aol/market/collaboration/solpar/ It turns out ...

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Falcon 9: Redux

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00:05 PST San Diego, CA - T-minus 44 minutes and counting. SpaceX attempts second COTS demonstration space flight. NASA Announcer: The dragon capsule will xport 1200 lbs of mass. Will spend one week attached to the ISS. The ISS astronauts ...

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Falcon 9 Very UN-Official Launch Update

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T Minus 1 Hour 1 Minute and 17 Seconds this is Falcon Launch Control! So like the geek I am, I am up late on a early Saturday morning waiting for the launch of the Falcon 9 mission to the ...

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Mars Opposition Star Party Report

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I held a star party at the house last night for the Mars Opposition. Mars came as close as it gets for this orbit, and at 14 arc seconds was a pretty site through the big dob telescope we setup ...

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Cloudy Nights

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We're in that time of year where there are more cloudy nights than clear. For SDAA members it's a time of the season when we focus on indoor astronomy activities. Cleaning the gear, refurbishing rusted accessories, painting the scratches on ...

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Spring at Tierra Del Sol

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Nothing excites me more than the night skies of spring. The messier marathon just around the corner, every worthwhile object to view is visible in within a single night of viewing. The desert heat yields to the the cooler nights ...

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SDAA 2012 Annual Banquet

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High Level Astro Geek alert. The San Diego Astronomy Association will be holding its annual Banquet on Saturday, Feb 4, 2012. The guest speaker is Dr. Luisa Rebull who is a Staff Scientist for the Spitzer Space Telescope. Join fellow ...

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San Diego Astronomy

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Hello World!, My name is Jerry Hilburn and I want to welcome you to my Reader blog for San Diego Astronomy. Each week I will post information about the opportunities available to the public to participate in interesting Astronomy related ...

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