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#1 asaint

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Posted 22 September 2004 - 10:18 AM

Small Wonders: Andromeda

#2 Jarad

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Posted 22 September 2004 - 10:47 AM

Nice sampler - I will have to try to find some of those at the PSSG. As usual, very well done charts and images, Tom. It does seem like October is coming a bit early, though.... :shrug:

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#3 John Kocijanski

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Posted 22 September 2004 - 10:56 AM

Nice article. I tried for NGC 891 the other night but couldn't find it in my XT4.5. I may need darker skies. I'll try again with my C8.

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Posted 22 September 2004 - 12:49 PM

Nice work as usual, Tom. (Now if I could just squeeze enough time out of my life to get out there and use this...)

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Posted 22 September 2004 - 04:14 PM

Tom

Just registered as a new user so I could say thanks for the article. I had a lot of fun with you Delphinus/Equuleus notes it was really well put together and a good set of objects. So I am looking forward to the next clear night (rare here in the UK!) to try this one out.

Thanks again

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#6 Tom L

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Posted 22 September 2004 - 04:33 PM

Thanks Tom

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Posted 22 September 2004 - 05:05 PM

Fantastic, like all the other Small Wonder articles. I'm often at a loss as just what to look at -there's so much, and yet my backyard often suffers from terrible LP (some nights Polaris is difficult to see without binos/ a scope). I find these articles really help my star hopping antics, especially on bad seeing nights. Keep up the good work!

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Posted 22 September 2004 - 06:46 PM

Thanks Tom. :bow: Great article as always! A few nights ago I observed 891 & 404 for my H400 program. Challenging objects indeed :smirk:

#9 Tom T

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Posted 22 September 2004 - 07:01 PM

Hey Folks,

Thank you.

I'm very gratified to know that 1) you like them, and 2) they are of use.

I'm having a ball writing them.

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T

BTW - Tom - "She turned me into a 3 legged newt" Didja get better?

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Posted 22 September 2004 - 08:07 PM

As a matter of fact... Well... Um... :undecided:

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Posted 22 September 2004 - 09:06 PM

Small Wonders: Andromeda


Yet another fine and useful piece by Tom. Thanks again....

Bill

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Posted 22 September 2004 - 11:16 PM

Can't wait to try it! That pesky moon!

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Posted 22 September 2004 - 11:25 PM

if only the snow would stop . . .

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Posted 23 September 2004 - 09:36 AM

Thanks for the article Tom!

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Posted 25 September 2004 - 05:44 PM

Another fine article again Tom!
Keep it up!
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Posted 28 September 2004 - 12:02 AM

I've really started to look forward to these! Thanks!

What's on deck for our next tour? :jump:

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Posted 28 September 2004 - 03:19 AM

Very nice article. Great visuals and descriptions. Thanks.

#18 Tom T

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Posted 28 September 2004 - 07:00 AM

I've really started to look forward to these! Thanks!

What's on deck for our next tour? :jump:


Cass and or Ceph.

:)

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Posted 28 September 2004 - 08:51 AM

If Tom keeps these up, with the quality of writing and the ease of using them, we're going to lose Tom to on of the two printed magazines. Thanks Tom!!!

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Posted 28 September 2004 - 12:26 PM

Or his own published work... "Small wonders: A Guide to the Heavens", by Tom Trusock.

Looking forward to Cass and Caph.

#21 Jarad

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Posted 28 September 2004 - 12:31 PM

Hey, Tom, that's not a bad idea. You have already done the work to write up the descriptions and make the charts. Save up enough of those, with a couple of constellations for each month, and you could put together a nice little observing guide. Would be a great way to fund more astronomy toys.....

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Posted 28 September 2004 - 03:00 PM

Tom,
These are wonderful articles. I have to get a notebook to put them in and keep them!

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Posted 28 September 2004 - 03:54 PM

Tom,
I have to add my thanks to those above. This series of articles is fantastic and educational. I'm developing a new appreciation for the hobby thru your guides. Please keep it up and consider making the collection into a book. I'd buy it in a heart beat.

#24 Tom T

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Posted 28 September 2004 - 05:10 PM

Folks - this means a lot - especially after today a day like today.

All I can say is it's very appreciated.

Thank you.

Tom

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Posted 30 September 2004 - 08:58 PM

Tom thanks for the posting!


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