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Skywatchers

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For those interested in watching the sky each night. Anyone who has seen Mercury, who gets excited to watch Jupiter's moons orbit, who knows what Auriga, Capella, Betelgeuse, Rigel, Sirius , Procyon, Bootes and Arcturus are.

What did you watch last night?

Telescopes, astronomy, constellations, planets, astronomy books. Beginners, like me, are very welcomed. Tell about the excitement as you identify each new constellation.

Group pictures - everyone is encouraged to upload any pictures.

UPDATE June 2012. The new profile picture is from the Venus transit of the Sun. There are a couple uploaded pictures of the transit, in addition to the great shot in the group profile.
Thanks to AsYouKnow_Bob for this great picture.

Total members: 19 members

Members: quicksilvermessenger, htsoi, dwarfplanet9, ReidSalyer, Toolroomtrustee, SubhajitGanguly, Noisy, Mr.Durick, Yamanekotei, alco261, AlbertoGiuseppe, rrp, clamairy, modalursine, AsYouKnow_Bob, rybie2, idunlop, LisaShapter, richardbsmith

Tags: astronomy (2), skywatching (1), sky watching (1), identity group (1), science (1)

Administrators: richardbsmith (creator)

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Venus & Jupiter "kiss" tonight 1margd, August 2016ignore
What did you watch last night? 99margd, April 2013ignore
Messier objects 11richardbsmith, December 2012ignore
Patrick Moore has died 5richardbsmith, December 2012ignore
Angular diameter 4richardbsmith, December 2012ignore
Kepler mission 1richardbsmith, October 2012ignore
News from space 7richardbsmith, October 2012ignore
Once in a civilization comet! 3richardbsmith, October 2012ignore
TRANSIT OF VENUS - June 2012 52AsYouKnow_Bob, September 2012ignore
International Observe the Moon Night Sept 22 5richardbsmith, September 2012ignore
Any good books? 2richardbsmith, September 2012ignore
Galactic coordinates 1richardbsmith, July 2012ignore
Skywatching books 1richardbsmith, July 2012ignore
Moon 1richardbsmith, May 2012ignore
What telescope do you have? 1richardbsmith, May 2012ignore
Solar eclipse May 20 9richardbsmith, May 2012ignore
Star hops 3richardbsmith, April 2012ignore
Binoculars and telescopes 4richardbsmith, April 2012ignore
Uranus and Neptune 1richardbsmith, January 2012ignore
Deep sky objects 3richardbsmith, January 2012ignore
Lunar eclipse Saturday 2idunlop, September 2010ignore
Constellations 2richardbsmith, April 2010ignore
Mercury viewing 3richardbsmith, March 2010ignore
Equinox 2010 The Moon and Pleiades 2richardbsmith, March 2010ignore
Amazing website 9richardbsmith, March 2010ignore
Astrolabe 2richardbsmith, February 2010ignore
Vesta asteroid 2richardbsmith, February 2010ignore
SDO 1richardbsmith, February 2010ignore
The moon 6richardbsmith, January 2010ignore
Electromagnetic spectrum and telescopes 1richardbsmith, January 2010ignore
Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) 1richardbsmith, January 2010ignore
Galileo 400 ago years tonight 1richardbsmith, January 2010ignore
NASA announces Kepler telescope identifies 5 new planets 1richardbsmith, January 2010ignore
Quadrantids 1richardbsmith, December 2009ignore
Geminids expected to be a good show 2richardbsmith, December 2009ignore
You Tube - Sirius Stargazing 1richardbsmith, November 2009ignore
Calculating time from the stars 1richardbsmith, November 2009ignore
Celestial sphere coordinates 5richardbsmith, November 2009ignore
Kepler - "An astronomer's astronomer" Scientific Amercican - 400 years 1richardbsmith, October 2009ignore
Constellation groupings 1richardbsmith, October 2009ignore
Saturn pictures from Cassini spacecraft 1richardbsmith, October 2009ignore
Orionids 2009 3richardbsmith, October 2009ignore
NGC 2623 1richardbsmith, October 2009ignore

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Language: English
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Created: Oct 5, 2009

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