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Jim M.


Reston, VA
Hometown: Manassas

Member since:

October 17, 2012

How did you become interested in astronomy?

Always have been.

What is your favorite or most memorable place you have stargazed from?

On Mt Washington in Yellowstone National Park and while stationed in South Korea.

Do you use ever use optical equipment for stargazing?

yes, 8" SCT and binoculars

Have you taken any astrophotos, and if so, what equipment (35mm, DSLR, CCD camera)?

Yes, 35mm but looking to do w/ DSLR

Do you use any astronomy software?



I have always been interested in astronomy. My mother bought me a telescope just to shut me up as a kid, studied astronomy in college, purchased an 8" SCT while stationed in Korea to view Halley's Comet and I'm still carrying on with that scope.

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