Brian alerted members of another e-mail list about a good summary for McNeil's Nebula. On page #3 under "Pre-outburst Observations" Phoenix amateur John Welch is mentioned as the person who brought the 1966 image showing the nebula to the authors' attention. John runs a night-sky viewing business named Scopin'USA. Tom ------- BEGIN FORWARDED MESSAGE ------- From: brian.skiff@xxxxxxxxxx To: amastro@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: [amastro] ApJ Letter on McNeil's Nebula A first look at the astrophysical data for McNeil's Nebula and the illuminating star have been submitted to 'Astrophysical Journal Letters'by Bo Reipurth and Colin Aspin. It provides a very nice summary of what's know up to now. The paper is available from the astro-ph server: http://www.arxiv.org/abs/astro-ph/0403667 IRAS 05436-0007 and the Emergence of McNeil's Nebula \Brian -------- END FORWARDED MESSAGE -------- -- See message header for info on list archives or unsubscribing, and please send personal replies to the author, not the list.