Andrew, The way I see it, this scope and another I took delivery on in late October (an Infinity UTI 8"), probably account for the trashing of the weather or decent viewing for the last many weeks, including all week-ends. My mea culpa is a big one that covers several low pressure systems to this point. Kimball ----- Original Message ----- From: "Andrew Cooper" <acooper@xxxxxxxxx> To: <az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Monday, November 22, 2004 8:13 PM Subject: [AZ-Observing] Re: A Mea Culpa > > Kimball , > I have no trouble with your taking delivery with a bright waxing moon in > the sky. If only all of those here in southern AZ would be so considerate. > > Would you have admitted the delivery so readily if it had destroyed a > good observing weekend? That would more likely be a quick form of > suicide around here given the frustration level during this fall of > ruined observing weekends. > > Andrew > > > Kimball Corson wrote: > > >Hello All, > >I offer an apology to everyone for the weather. I take delivery on a new (to me) telescope today (TV NP101), so the mea culpas are all mine. > > > >I am trying hard to settle down on equipment, as Steve Coe urges in his "Five Things" Astromart article, but it takes a run thru stuff with hands on to learn what you really like and why. I think I am there, but I am not taking bets. > > > >At least it's not hailing. > > > >Kimball Corson > >-- > >See message header for info on list archives or unsubscribing, and please > >send personal replies to the author, not the list. > > > > > > > > > > > > -- > See message header for info on list archives or unsubscribing, and please > send personal replies to the author, not the list. > > > -- See message header for info on list archives or unsubscribing, and please send personal replies to the author, not the list.