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 > -- See message header for info on list archives or unsubscribing, and please send personal replies to the author, not the list.