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Old 08-11-2018, 03:00 PM
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Please, please let the skies clear for Friday and Saturday night at least - otherwise it will be my 4th SVAC in a row where the gear has stayed in the car!
four camps in a row 😱😱 we need to change that 🤪😈😜
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Old 08-11-2018, 04:53 PM
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Yep! You guys that can stay on for Sunday and Monday nights as well have been the fortunate ones. :-)

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Old 08-11-2018, 06:52 PM
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Looks like a good clear window coming over Victoria on Saturday night.
A little early to be exact but CFN looks ok between 9pm and 2am.
Thanks Paul and Jen for making my mind up to come.
Cant wait to be outside in the cold with other like minded people not just sheep and kangaroos like normal!!.
Hope to see you all on Saturday.
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Old 08-11-2018, 07:08 PM
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Cheers Andy - and welcome aboard - it'll be a great weekend.

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Old 08-11-2018, 07:13 PM
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Thanks Jen,
From what I've been told I shall just require a microwave, or an oven to heat a few things up.

Excited and looking forward to this weekend.

Hopefully I can get everything aligned and collimated early on.
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Woohoo itís today itís today 🤗🤗🤗🤗
And my adapter arrived this morning 😱😜 so look out darker side Iím coming 😈
Drive safe everyone and see you all soon 😍😍
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Old 09-11-2018, 09:17 AM
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Well, it seems I will not have a lot of time to see you guys over this weekend...

I started the flooring work in our house in Ballarat - and once in the mood, it is not a good idea to stop. Or is it?

Clear skies..
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Old 09-11-2018, 11:23 AM
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Just about to leave home. Snake Valley from Kilmore via Melbourne here we come!
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Old 09-11-2018, 09:51 PM
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Hi everyone, Iím just seeing if anyone is at the snake valley star party at the moment. Iím coming up tomorrow and just want to see what the weather is like
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Old 11-11-2018, 01:09 AM
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Great Sat night here at SV!! Clear skies, lots of scopes, great spit roast and old friends paying a visit (Hi Erick!)

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Old 11-11-2018, 02:12 PM
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Yes indeed, thanks Malcolm & crew for another wonderful weekend away
The company was great, the skies were clear, Jenís onfield playlist was pumping and the spit roast was yummy!

Well done & thanks again, is it March yet?
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Old 11-11-2018, 03:05 PM
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Have just arrived home and unpacked - now to process all those lovely photons I captured - especially last night's, they were really good ones!

To Malcolm and Paul thank you for organising another great camp. To the new folk I hope that you enjoyed the camp, it was great to have you with us.

To John and Cam (Astronomy Down Under) thank you both for your informative talks. Thanks to Steve for the spit roast on Saturday night, and as always thank you to the regulars for your fellowship, help and company.

As Andy said: "Is it March yet!?"

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Old 12-11-2018, 11:07 AM
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Thanks to the crew for another enjoyable camp. With Toph there I did not really get a lot of viewing done but it was really more about getting him out for the weekend. We ended up spending a good chunk of time sitting in camp chairs watching for meteors, and he spotted what looked to have been an old, tumbling satellite so something new for him. I should have taken down the time and location to see if I could look it up and work out what it was.

I still got couple of great borrowed views, the usual wow moments on familiar targets through some nice big dobs, and a great view through a nice big frac showing what sort of contrast you can get with no central obstruction, 100mm + fracs are not my usual fare at all.
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Old 12-11-2018, 09:26 PM
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I would like to add my thanks to Malcom and everyone for an enjoyable 2 nights. Now to spend some quality time processing. Hope to see you all again soon next year.
Regards and thanks....
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