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006 AstroPodcast – SPSP 2012

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Coonabarabran ,Australia

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006 AstroPodcast – SPSP 2012

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This week AstroPodcast visits the 20th South Pacific Star Party held at "Wiruna", Ilford, NSW - some 3 and a bit hours south of Coonabarabran. Allison talks to Don Whiteman one of the founders of the event from the ASNSW (Astronomical Society of NSW)  as well as some of the winners in the telescope building category. If you have always wondered what a star party is like then listen in.   Show Links Wiruna Don Whiteman Bintel Les Sara 1st South Pacific Star Party Richard Berry David Kreig Obsession Telescopes PortaBall Ron Ravneberg Thane Bopp Boppian Telescope Ilford Community Hall David Malin Max Gardner Bells Line of Road Chris Ross sago snow sky quality meter Prize list from SPSP #12 (I won the LX200) Dr Miriam Baltuck Professor Ed Stone Mike Smith (left) Caroline Porco cold cameras gas hyper-sensitization Ronchi testing Joe Cauchi Scott Mellish Astronomy Sketch of the Day Scott Mellish in the snow Lyrids April 2012  
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