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    Hi all,

    I actually forgot I had signed up for this over a year ago, and only just rediscovered it now, lol!

    I'm from rural Levin, in the lower North Island of New Zealand. Nice dark skies here with no street lighting. I'm a member of the Horowhenua Astronomical Society and help maintain their website, along with the Mars Society NZ (which I'm a founding member of) website. I also help run free monthly stargazing events in Levin to try and share the night sky with as many as possible.

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    Gidday Mike. Good to see a friendly face. May be up tomorrow night but not sure. Terre is hospital and we are not sure when they will let her escape. Comet Lemmon might be on the books for a looksee tonite. Cheers.
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    Default Re: Greetings from NZ

    Hi Mike and Mike

    Good to hear from both of you and maybe see you both tomorrow and on the New Zealand Astronomy Group on this site.

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    Sorry to hear that Mike! Give Terre all our best for a speedy recovery!

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    Yes, I wish Terry well too.

    Lemmon has a real long tail now

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    Thanks for the reply Steve. Hopefully you can make it to the stargazing tomorrow night :-)

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    Yep. I'll bring the solar scope with me. Sun, stars and comet. Should be a good night if the weather holds :-)

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    I forgot to add my equipment to the intro - here's some of it anyway :-)
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    ...and a new 9mm Nagler Type 6 eyepiece just arrived today to add to the collection ;-)

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    Should be awesome Steve!

 

 
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