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gsharper13
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Re: Age Poll of Astronomers new [Re: ensign]
      #5927756 - 06/18/13 03:24 PM

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

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mtnmedic
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Re: Age Poll of Astronomers new [Re: ensign]
      #5944064 - 06/28/13 12:16 AM

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

0011010000111000



Edited by mtnmedic (06/28/13 12:18 AM)


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mich_al
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Re: Age Poll of Astronomers new [Re: mtnmedic]
      #5944487 - 06/28/13 09:53 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.

Edited by mich_al (06/29/13 01:49 AM)


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mtnmedic
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Re: Age Poll of Astronomers new [Re: mich_al]
      #5945310 - 06/28/13 06:07 PM

Quote:



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






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Re: Age Poll of Astronomers new [Re: mtnmedic]
      #5945507 - 06/28/13 08:12 PM

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

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Re: Age Poll of Astronomers new [Re: Cerberus]
      #5947417 - 06/30/13 01:02 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

Edited by astroment (06/30/13 01:06 AM)


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KarlPA
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Re: Age Poll of Astronomers new [Re: orion61]
      #5948206 - 06/30/13 03:08 PM

51

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Re: Age Poll of Astronomers new [Re: KarlPA]
      #5949818 - 07/01/13 02:41 PM

big 5-0

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Herr General
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Re: Age Poll of Astronomers new [Re: kaaikop]
      #5950475 - 07/01/13 10:25 PM

18.

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jimsmith
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Re: Age Poll of Astronomers new [Re: Herr General]
      #5951201 - 07/02/13 11:48 AM

57

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SACK
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Re: Age Poll of Astronomers new [Re: jimsmith]
      #5952357 - 07/03/13 12:36 AM

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


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Re: Age Poll of Astronomers [Re: SACK]
      #5952578 - 07/03/13 06:32 AM

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

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Man in a Tub
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Re: Age Poll of Astronomers new [Re: Qwickdraw]
      #5953623 - 07/03/13 06:39 PM

Has anyone updated the chart?

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Midwest Mark
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Re: Age Poll of Astronomers new [Re: Man in a Tub]
      #5955864 - 07/05/13 10:45 AM

32 here

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Geo31
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Re: Age Poll of Astronomers new [Re: Midwest Mark]
      #5957423 - 07/06/13 12:01 PM

52

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


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Re: Age Poll of Astronomers new [Re: Geo31]
      #5959647 - 07/07/13 09:35 PM

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

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wfj
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Re: Age Poll of Astronomers new [Re: Chuck Hards]
      #5975097 - 07/16/13 09:59 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.

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Re: Age Poll of Astronomers new [Re: wfj]
      #5977187 - 07/18/13 02:15 AM

60

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Re: Age Poll of Astronomers new [Re: Joe F Gafford]
      #5977242 - 07/18/13 03:51 AM

I am at the Equator.

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Re: Age Poll of Astronomers new [Re: Maverick199]
      #5977276 - 07/18/13 05:22 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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