Advice..

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Advice..
Posted by TiJay on Friday, February 21, 2014 7:03 PM

I'm new to astronomy...I am just looking for someone in Georgia USA with whom I can meet with my telescope and get some pointers and ask a bunch of questions... I've been reading a lot about the subject and an still having some trouble with some of the basics... thanks!

 

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Posted by Antitax on Saturday, February 22, 2014 2:44 AM

   Face-to-face meeting while having the gear at hand is always best. Look for astro clubs in your region.

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Posted by TiJay on Saturday, February 22, 2014 9:57 AM

Cool.  Hopefully I can find something close...

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Posted by Poppa Chris on Saturday, February 22, 2014 10:26 AM

If there is an observatory, planetarium or university somewhere failry close by, there are almost always local clubs affilitated (officially or unofficially) with them.  They should be able to provide some contact info. 

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Posted by DaveMitsky on Saturday, February 22, 2014 11:34 AM

Sic itur ad astra!

Chance favors the prepared mind.

A man is a small thing, and the night is very large and full of wonders.

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