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    Default My Atlas Moment!



    Feeling the "Not Quite" weight of the World on my shoulders.


    Hey Guys and Gals, Just a fun shot taken at the Vanderbilt Planetarium while waiting for the show.

    "What's in the Sky Right Now" - Great point of reference tool for me.

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    I could have had some good viewing last night if you could have moved the moon over past my horizon How was the show?
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    Atlas or Sisyphus?

    Just kidding hope you get some good conditions!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Buckethead View Post
    I could have had some good viewing last night if you could have moved the moon over past my horizon How was the show?
    The show was pretty good. I stayed after and spoke to the presenter about best targets to see with my equipment and for outreach events.

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    This live-lecture presentation by an astronomy educator uses the Reichert Planetarium’s Starball to show the audience what the Long Island night sky above them will look like on the very day they visit. This “traditional” planetarium program highlights seasonal constellations, stars and year-round celestial events.
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    Quote Originally Posted by UlteriorModem View Post
    Atlas or Sisyphus?

    Just kidding hope you get some good conditions!
    Love the Title.
    Pretty poor viewing conditions where I am even the last 2 super cold nights. Enough clouds to block the good stuff.
    Hopefully things clear up and I can present to the group on Friday night. 12 Kids are attending.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Filterxpert View Post
    Love the Title.
    Pretty poor viewing conditions where I am even the last 2 super cold nights. Enough clouds to block the good stuff.
    Hopefully things clear up and I can present to the group on Friday night. 12 Kids are attending.
    It looks like NY is in for a pummeling of snow on the weekend.

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    Deutschland 307.JPG.,Good one Rich..,,this is my daughter doing some precise alignment work for the engineers at the Louvre.,.,,check out the girls in the background.,thinking.,"CRAZY AMERICANS".,and here she is in Boston.,taking a load off.,,Img_0582.jpg.,.O+O

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    Quote Originally Posted by craterdavy View Post
    Deutschland 307.JPG.,Good one Rich..,,this is my daughter doing some precise alignment work for the engineers at the Louvre.,.,,check out the girls in the background.,thinking.,"CRAZY AMERICANS".,and here she is in Boston.,taking a load off.,,Img_0582.jpg.,.O+O
    I thought that was a pretty funny photo, Rich, but Davy, that first photo of yours is hilarious -- congratulations on having a daughter willing to indulge in such hijinks.
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    at the girls in the background. It seems like your daughter has a live-for-life's-sake attitude. I do things like that too for cameras, like the time I posed under the GIANT LL Bean boot in Freeport. I laid there like I was getting squashed by it, and people were looking like "what the H-E-double hockey sticks !?! is he doing ?!?!?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Buckethead View Post
    It looks like NY is in for a pummeling of snow on the weekend.
    Hopefully it is clear on Friday before the front hits. Guess I'm looking for a Miracle.
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