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    Dancing Chocobo Stargazing

    Does anyone do this? I used to when I was younger. I got pretty good at recognizing various constellations. I haven't tried in a long time, though. Perhaps I should start trying my hand at it again

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    All the time. One of my favorite things to do especially when i cant sleep at night.

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    Yes and no. I was mildly obsessed with this program for a month or so and I look up every now and then when I walk at night but as for looking at actual stars I dont do it often. Why bother craning my neck when I can gaze at the stars over thousands of years anywhere in the world on my screen!?
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    yes. Oddly enough, I can see the stars better here in Oklahoma than I could in Wyoming. I believe it was because I was there was a bunch of light pollution from the coal mines.

    I have google sky map on my phone. it helps when trying to spot those constellations. SPACE. I love it.

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    I went stargazing once and I realized I am more interested in the food besides me than the stars.

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    Back in March I carefully looked at the stars for the first time in years while hanging out with my girlfriend and parents on their back porch. It was fun and interesting relearning where all the planets and constellations were. Plus, at that time both Jupiter and Venus were near each other being very bright in the night sky.

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    I've tried, but the light pollution from my town is too bad, and it takes forever to get out to somewhere it's good.
    everything is wrapped in gray
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    can you hear me in the void?

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    I do it whenever I get the chance.




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    Quote Originally Posted by Mirage View Post
    I've tried, but the light pollution from my town is too bad, and it takes forever to get out to somewhere it's good.
    This pretty much. I see so little when I look up at night it's just not really worth it. Sure I can make out some of the major constellations, but I'm well aware of how much I'm not seeing.

    Clear nights at my grandparents were always nice when they still lied in the country though. You could wander off into a field behind some trees where there was almost no light and that was when the sky would really light up. It's funny because once in high school I was looking up while at my grandparents and realized that I had forgotten how many stars there are in the sky.

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    Guess I'm lucky here in Montana; you can see the stars most every night where I am. It's very dangerous to drive with me at night because I'll get distracted just by glancing out the window at the sky and trying to pick out constellations. xD

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    I'm visiting Kaycee in 27 DAYS OMGWTF and we've already planned to go out and look at stars.



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    When I was a kid I was infatuated with Cassiopeia, but I haven't looked up in a very long time. You can't see many stars where I live. I keep forgetting to look at all these astronomical events lately. :/

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    Another thing that's awesome about where I live is there's very little light pollution so unless it's an overcast night there's always stars. The best time for stargazing is winter, when it feels like you can see everything there ever was or will be. I'm pretty good at recognizing planets and galaxies, pretty bad at recognizing constellations. I can always find Polaris, thought, and with that the Big Dipper.

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