[AZ-Observing] Re: January 2012 observing report from the Antennas site

  • From: Jack Jones <telescoper@xxxxxxx>
  • To: az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2012 19:05:23 -0700

I see no problem there. Anyone? It seems you were amply rewarded. This
is one instance the saying does not apply: it is not in the journey,
but it is in the getting there!

Jack


>cut
> So, it was a lot of effort for a few hours of observing.  Most memorable was 
> NGC 750.  I was surprised to see 2 tiny discrete glowing blobs and figured 
> this had to be a pair of
>
> This lifelong passion to experience the universe with human eyes is lots of 
> work, time-consuming, and expensive.  It is regularly frustrated by clouds, 
> wind, turbulent atmosphere, fatigue, shoddy build quality of commercial 
> telescopes, and relentless pressures to do other things more tangibly 
> productive. But even brief encounters like this one continue to make it all 
> deeply meaningful and worthwhile.  I'm already longing for the next New Moon. 
>  I know many of you feel exactly the same way.
>
> Videmus Stellae!!
>
> Paul Knauth
>
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