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Forum: Public Discussion 10-17-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,847
Posted By Sam Insana
I am interested. Want to make sure our liability...

I am interested. Want to make sure our liability or her liability insurance cover us. Aso, do we need 4 wheel drive for forest events. Also, if she wants us for December, could be tough with lumis....
Forum: Public Discussion 02-02-2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 12,005
Posted By Sam Insana
While it may be difficult to spontaneously...

While it may be difficult to spontaneously generate life on a single planet, once life is present, in the form of spores, they might be carried unintentionally aboard spacecraft, or meteorite rock...
Forum: Upcoming Public Events 03-08-2016, 02:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,061
Posted By Sam Insana
Final suggestions

I think that anyone who wants to set up their scopes on the new observation deck should be ready to go at 6 pm. 2 cars at a time can go up the driveway with PAS members leading each car. They then...
Forum: Upcoming Public Events 03-07-2016, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,061
Posted By Sam Insana
Pathway protocols for scopes

All cars need to have another person walk the car out to ensure the path is free of people.
No trucks or oversize vehicles
All telescope drop offs need to be completed by 6:30 pm
All cars need to...
Forum: Upcoming Public Events 11-17-2011, 07:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 14,174
Posted By Sam Insana
As of 4 am, NOAA says 29% cloud cover tonight,...

As of 4 am, NOAA says 29% cloud cover tonight, but Accuweather says 11% cloud cover.
Forum: Upcoming Public Events 11-17-2011, 03:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 14,174
Posted By Sam Insana
As of 9 pm on November 16th NOAA says 29% cloud...

As of 9 pm on November 16th NOAA says 29% cloud cover during the event.
Forum: Observing 11-14-2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 16,092
Posted By Sam Insana
Chromosphere Solar Activity

On November 14, I am seeing the largest solar flare I have seen in years. It is over 100,000 miles high and over 100,000 miles wide. With my PST I am also seeing filaments several hundreds of...
Forum: Observing 09-26-2011, 08:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 13,224
Posted By Sam Insana
Comet Garradd

I gave a star party to workers of the Southwest Research Station in Cave Creek Canyon in the Chiricahuas, and to some birders and Frank and Vera and we viewed this comet at plus 19 degrees...
Forum: Astrophotography and Sketching 12-03-2010, 11:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 17,502
Posted By Sam Insana
Prime focus

I have an 8 inch newtonian reflector, an F6, with a focal length of 1200 mm, and there are two sets of screws to move the mirror. It is a 4 cm move on my scope to get to prime focus. Take care, Sam...
Forum: Public Discussion 07-01-2010, 08:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 14,442
Posted By Sam Insana
Reply to Shawn

Shawn,
The best thing I can suggest is to attend a PAS meeting. We have them the first Thursday night of the month at 7 pm at Paradise Valley Community College in their library. We don't have them...
Forum: Public Discussion 12-11-2008, 04:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 14,512
Posted By Sam Insana
PAS Shirts

I would suggest polo shirts with the PAS logo on the front. Take Care, Sam
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