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Phil Miles

My name is Phil Miles and I live in a wonderful  little place called Rubyvale, located within the Gemfields in Central Queensland, Australia.   There is no light pollution and we have no close neighbours, making it a perfect place to indulge in my passion for astronomy.I first visited the area on holiday with my wife in 1970 to search for sapphires (precious gemstones which the region is famous for).   We found a few but never made our fortune, so with a family to support I picked up my tools and resumed work as an electrician, before later branching out into computer and satellite work.   Now semi-retired with several grandchildren it’s time to relax and enjoy the good life.

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