View Full Version : You Know You're An Astronomer When…

2009-Jan-23, 05:30 PM
There's a new group on Facebook that is pretty fun. It's called "You Know You're An Astronomer When…" and they are putting together a great list of things which might indicate that you're an astronomer: one of those hardy souls willing withstand freezing temperatures just to catch a glimpse at the night sky. [...]

More... (http://www.universetoday.com/2009/01/23/you-know-youre-an-astronomer-when/)

2009-Jan-23, 08:31 PM
I'm guilty of numbers 1,2,4,6,9 and 10.

2009-Jan-24, 03:37 AM
You Know You're An Astronomer When…

you get hit on the head so hard you see stars, then you run for your telescope. :)

2009-Jan-24, 03:51 AM
... or is that a Bad Astronomer?

2009-Jan-24, 06:35 AM
Guilty of all except 8, 10, 13, 15, 22, 27, 28, 31.

You know you're an astronomer when you're willing to drive 3 hours for 1 hour of observing time in your favorite dark sky site.

You know you're an astronomer when you hear someone shooting nearby and you don't worry too much about it, since the seeing is unusually good.

2009-Jan-24, 03:09 PM
You know you're an astronomer when the glow stars on your ceiling are in the shape of an actual constellation. (Orion.)

2009-Jan-24, 04:26 PM
You know you're a Bad Astronomer when ...

you've been staring into the largeness of space for so long that you feel you have to grab the grass to keep from falling off the Earth.

2009-Jan-25, 12:29 AM
You know you're an astronomer when....
when you sleep all day and stay up all night and then stare out the window,if not fall asleep out on the lawn.lol