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    Thumbs up New Astronomy Outreach Awards!



    For outstanding outreach, and community service in the name of astronomy the AF.net International Team have created a new New Astronomy Outreach Award!!

    thanks to those that supported us and sent us this wonderful idea Tombstone17 special mention!

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    The first winner of this award is JKirham!
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    coming out this Tuesday!!

    Congrats Rob!!!
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    Thank you, Gus and the rest of the team. You are very kind. I hope this award will encourage forum members to share our hobby whenever possible.
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    Current Projects: nothing organized, just preparing for retirement in a few years
    Main Scopes: Orion XT10, Dob / ES ED80T / Orion 90mm Mak-Cass / 50 mm Galileoscope refractor / Celestron 8" SCT / Orion Sirius Mount / Various cameras and lenses

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    Thank you Gus, I just felt people like jrkirkham need the recognition. thank you to the Bosses getting this going so quickly!
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    Thanks, np we are happy to have people that make a difference to astronomy share their experiences with us!

    Thanks for suggesting it!
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