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young astonomers

Post by thomasfn »

I am new to SPA and astronomy in general and was wondering if their were any people in the same age bracket as me, iam 24, it would be great to hear from people my own age as iam sure we'd have much in commen.
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Post by 12dstring »

I'm 19, do I count :?:
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Post by thomasfn »

course I was just wondering if their were any out their I consider young to be 18 to 30 ( no offence if your 31 but it has to cut Off somewere lol )
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impresive website by the way.
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Post by Vega »

Im in the 18-30 bracket... not saying which end tho :lol:

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Post by astroeddie »

Hey,

SPA's version of Club 18 - 30 :shock:

Worry not, past that now, but my kids can join in. They used to help me out when attempting imaging. Laptop sorted that.

You may need a few oldies to keep yea in check :roll:
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Post by bdmhenderson »

I'm 26, 27 at end of month though i'm just starting out in astronomy, still looking for my 1st telescope
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Post by Astronick »

Hey. I'm 24 and have been an active amateur astronomer since I started University back in 2003. I've got a couple of telescopes myself and have had experience with a fair few others, from Dobs to GoTos and other computer controlled variations. I'm happy to help out if you have any questions. See my website for more info on my astronomical interests, observing logs etc.
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Post by thomasfn »

i might just take you up on that offer astronik, iam looking to move into astrophotography most probably at a later date and looking at your web site you look like you have much experiance in this field.
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Post by Connor »

Hi Guys I'm New Here.

Anyway, im 13.
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Post by orson »

Does it really matter what age you are? Surely it's the passion for astronomy that counts.:)
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Post by Davej »

orson wrote:Does it really matter what age you are? Surely it's the passion for astronomy that counts.:)
Hi,
Totally agree...I am 15 going on for 53 :lol:

The experience of the older members of this forum (that was meant in all respect) really helps the newcomers.

As orson said, it"s the passion for astronomy that counts.
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