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#276 Napersky

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Posted 15 June 2013 - 10:29 AM

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#277 lordhaw

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Posted 17 June 2013 - 01:47 PM

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#278 Seanem44

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Posted 17 June 2013 - 01:48 PM

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#279 SGT500

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Posted 17 June 2013 - 02:08 PM

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#280 ensign

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Posted 18 June 2013 - 11:26 AM

I find it hurts less if I use Roman numerals:


+1

I'm LVI

#281 gsharper13

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Posted 18 June 2013 - 02:24 PM

42 for me. The answer to Time, the Universe, and everything.

#282 mtnmedic

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Posted 27 June 2013 - 11:16 PM

Me, well....I'm more comfortable with my age in binary.

0011010000111000



#283 mich_al

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Posted 28 June 2013 - 08:53 AM

0011 0100 0011 1000

3438h

ASCII 48

13368d

Either way you're an old dude.


There are 10 kinds of people in this world, those who understand binary and those who don't.

#284 mtnmedic

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Posted 28 June 2013 - 05:07 PM


There are 10 kinds of people in this world, those who understand binary and those who don't.


:waytogo:

#285 Cerberus

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Posted 28 June 2013 - 07:12 PM

24 now, I joined CN in 2004 so... That would put my introduction to astronomy at 15-16.

#286 astroment

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Posted 30 June 2013 - 12:02 AM

40 Started learning the Constellations when I was 16
guess I'm still old fashion since I still don't have a computer to find dso's and still star hop

#287 KarlPA

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Posted 30 June 2013 - 02:08 PM

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#288 kaaikop

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Posted 01 July 2013 - 01:41 PM

big 5-0 :grin:

#289 Herr General

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Posted 01 July 2013 - 09:25 PM

18.

#290 jimsmith

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 10:48 AM

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#291 SACK

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 11:36 PM

I am as old as my nose,
and a little bit older than my teeth!
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#292 Qwickdraw

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Posted 03 July 2013 - 05:32 AM

I am 52 but if you are viewing me from the Alpha Centauri system I am only 47.

#293 Man in a Tub

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Posted 03 July 2013 - 05:39 PM

Has anyone updated the chart?

#294 Midwest Mark

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Posted 05 July 2013 - 09:45 AM

32 here

#295 Geo31

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Posted 06 July 2013 - 11:01 AM

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Started doing this at 13. On my birthday this year, it will mark 40 years of amateur astronomy for me.

#296 Chuck Hards

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Posted 07 July 2013 - 08:35 PM

54. Started serious observing at age 10, in 1968. 45 years this fall.

#297 wfj

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Posted 16 July 2013 - 08:59 PM

56. Took by my kindergarten teacher Mrs Kemplin to a star party in 1963 at the Franklin Museum in Philadelphia, got a 1" objective 6x Galilean scope next day for $1. More since then.

#298 Joe F Gafford

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Posted 18 July 2013 - 01:15 AM

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#299 Maverick199

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Posted 18 July 2013 - 02:51 AM

I am at the Equator. :cool:

#300 Kunama

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Posted 18 July 2013 - 04:22 AM

56 and a bit, started looking at the night sky at age of 6 in Finland watching the Aurora Borealis each winter. Been looking up ever since!






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