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    nfa. Thank you for posting this interesting link. Clear skies.
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    Very interesting, thanks for posting
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    Now he views the stars closeup.
    "If people would look up into the night sky as intently and as passionately as they do their phones, they would be amazed"
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    My, won't the Perseids be nice that year...

    Cool vids indeed!
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    Default Re: upcoming close encounters with stars

    Thanks for the vids not_Fritz!
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