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Keep your eyes open for upcoming TSS contests and challenges.
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Keep your eyes open!!!

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Post by Gordon » Wed May 29, 2019 8:11 pm

Keep your eyes open for upcoming new Contests and Challenges. :shock:

We are planning a number of familiar and new things for our members to get involved with! :Clap: :Clap: :Clap:
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Post by Bigzmey » Wed May 29, 2019 8:31 pm

Go TSS! :D
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Re: Keep your eyes open!!!

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Post by Altocumulus » Fri May 31, 2019 9:02 am

Can I post pictures of cloud - and rain ? That's all we seem to have here these days :D
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Post by Gordon » Fri May 31, 2019 6:23 pm

Altocumulus wrote:
Fri May 31, 2019 9:02 am
Can I post pictures of cloud - and rain ? That's all we seem to have here these days :D
I have been known to post photos of clouds..... Sometimes it feels like it's never ending!
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Post by mcolbert » Sun Jun 09, 2019 11:33 pm

and when the cloud clears.... we could take images of starlink satellites. ;). (sorry, couldn't resist).:)
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Post by Hartsville SkyGazer » Tue Jun 11, 2019 3:01 am

Sure we could do a best cloud picture contest to fill in the non-astro time!
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Post by mcolbert » Tue Jun 11, 2019 4:32 am

clouds are an interesting subject for photography, but they are a right royal pain in the ..... to take detailed focussed images of. :)
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Post by Gordon » Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:06 am

We are getting closer to announcing another TSS contest! Something most of you are familiar with.

Details coming soon!
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Post by Gordon » Sun Jul 14, 2019 5:03 pm

Get your writing skills ready!

Articles and Reviews area is coming soon!!!
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Post by Bigzmey » Tue Aug 13, 2019 11:32 pm

How about Southern Sky Challenge similar to what we had on AF?
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Post by bladekeeper » Wed Aug 14, 2019 12:16 am

Bigzmey wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 11:32 pm
How about Southern Sky Challenge similar to what we had on AF?
We've got all the data for that. Just need some icons...:D
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