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OK, I realize it’s been a while since I posted. I started this blog with the good intentions of posting something once a week, and I have failed. Why? Because I’ve got so many projects going on, and first on that list is finding a full-time job. I’m happy to share with you a list [...]
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Even though we could see the fire tower on top of Palomar from my friend’s house it was a scenic 1 1/2 hour drive through some beautiful country. Parts of the ride feel like old America, with miles between ranches and cows, deer and rabbits roaming freely. We stopped on the way up at the [...]
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1. The airline lost my suitcase (not THE camera though) 2. My cell phone was dead and guess where the charger is? 3. I’m driving 100 miles from the airport to stay with a friend and guess where the directions are? 4. My GPS is in the suitcase also!
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Some Wikipedia info on 55636 (source link here) (55636) 2002 TX300 Discovery Discovered by NEAT Discovery date October 15, 2002 Designations MPC designation (55636) 2002 TX300 Alternate name none Minor planet category Trans-Neptunian object (TNO) cubewano Orbital characteristics Epoch December 31, 2006 (JD 2454100.5) Aphelion 7252.615 Gm (48.481 AU) Perihelion 5654.528 Gm (37.798 AU) Semi-major [...]