[AZ-Observing] Re: A Mea Culpa

  • From: "Stanley A. Gorodenski" <stan_gorodenski@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 22 Nov 2004 17:13:29 -0800

Now that you have brought the subject up, besides Sentinel we could have 
other refractor meets that are not so far out. Also, absolutely dark 
skies are not necessary because of the purpose of the meet and this 
opens up other possible locations. William Wood had suggested one 
alternative, and Jeff Hopkins had another. We could even wait until 
spring next year, which might be the way to go considering the weather 
we have recently been having. Although I came up with the idea, now I am 
up hear near Prescott which makes it difficult to plan and organize 
something like this, unless the refractorist's would be willing to truck 
up to my place at Dewey, but it is cool (i.e., very cold) this time of 
year up here.

Kimball, it stopped snowing long ago and it's all melted off. You must 
take delivery on a 130, 150, or even larger refractor. I am sure our 
snow is positively correlated with the aperture size of your telescope.

Steve Coe wrote:

>Well, now we REALLY need to have a refractor view-a-thon at Sentinel.
>New Moon December is the 10th and 11th, I think I will start packing up
>now--yea, that will help;-)
>One can only hope;
>Steve Coe

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