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Thread: Spitzer's sprites... a new transient phenomenon

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    Default Spitzer's sprites... a new transient phenomenon



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    Default Re: Spitzer's sprites... a new transient phenomenon

    The linguistic gymnastics required to arrive at the acronym SPRITES was pretty funny.

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    Default Re: Spitzer's sprites... a new transient phenomenon

    More work for Webb
    AD10, SV102T, AR127 & ST80 Twilight I & SW AZEQ6 GT Mounts ES82 11 18 24, ES100 5.5 9 14 20, KK Orthos, BCO 6, 10mm, Vixen HR 2.4, 3.4 Vortex 10X50, ACD 75 Astro Mutt
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    Default Re: Spitzer's sprites... a new transient phenomenon

    My education is sadly lacking.!!!
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    Default Re: Spitzer's sprites... a new transient phenomenon

    Quote Originally Posted by sketrip View Post
    More work for Webb
    I'm afraid it's going to get a complex about being overworked from the get go.

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    My education is sadly lacking.!!!
    Whose isn't?
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