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#1 BoriSpider

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Posted 10 December 2012 - 12:12 PM

So Google + started a new feature yesterday(?) called 'Communities'.
So I searched for astronomy and joined a community called
'Amateur Astronomers' and on there they posted a G+ Hangout
where they watch and explain an Exoplanet transit of Qatar-1b.

#2 Mike Phillips

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Posted 18 December 2012 - 02:44 PM

I've been pretty big on G+ and the Virtual Star Parties. Nice find!

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#3 Driven1

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Posted 24 December 2012 - 08:17 AM

Slooh Space Camera also has a G+ account. I get regular invites to their events. Some can be very interesting!

#4 BoriSpider

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Posted 24 December 2012 - 09:34 AM

I've heard about the astronomy G+ Hangouts but never watched any.
That one seemed cool due to the whole 'Exoplanet' thing.
The thing I really like is the G+ astronomy Communities.
(Plus the other G+ communities I joined.)

#5 JoseBorrero

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Posted 24 December 2012 - 05:23 PM

Nightskiesnetwork.com is kinda everyday, no schedule, day and night, weather permitting. And you're always invited to broadcast. It has a chat box and only the broadcaster has the mic. :grin:

#6 BoriSpider

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Posted 25 December 2012 - 11:06 AM

Yes NSN is a great site.

#7 AdirondackAstro

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Posted 02 January 2013 - 02:24 AM

I've been on a few of the G+ hangouts. There is quite the amateur astronomy community. If you're on there feel free to add me, Mike Rector

#8 Mike Phillips

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Posted 02 January 2013 - 10:30 PM

Ahh, YOU'RE AdirondackAstro! :)

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Posted 02 January 2013 - 10:45 PM

Yessir. I like to hide on messageboards. haha






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