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    I've known since I got back into the hobby that my LP here stinks. It really hit me tonight when I went out to curse the clouds and realized that I could read a book without a flashlight. Here are a couple of pics that I took with my phone from my backyard just out of amazement at the brightness. No wonder 2min exposures is almost too much...
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    Default Re: Why I need to move...

    Yuck Tim! Here I am sitting here puckered up because my beautiful pristine clear blue sky haired over with clouds after I set my scope up and the night descended. But I don't have to deal with that.

    Thanks for the perspective. I needed that.

    I hope you get some better skies when you get to Fayettenam.
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    Default Re: Why I need to move...

    Man That's Awful! It looks like the clouds and the moisture in the air are just reflecting every bit of LP around your place. I was just outside complaining about the cloud cover and practicing trying to shut off a street lamp with my laser. I thought I had it bad!
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    Default Re: Why I need to move...

    Yup, you need to move.

    I like to tell folks that I can read the date on a copper penny in the palm of my hand.

    Clear, Dark Skies at your new home.
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    Default Re: Why I need to move...

    Hi Tank,

    Yes, that is some really bad LP...


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