> Don't forget the "Messier Megathon" Finding all 110 Messier objects in > numerical order. > Jeff > > How about an NGC marathon? Been there, done that. Okay, not really. In his column in SAC's "April Fools Day" newsletter of 1986, Bob Erdmann discussed the upcoming NGC marathon. Like a good Monty Python skit, the joke was taken to its absurd limit. The site of the NGC marathon was going to be... the Metro Center parking lot! I'd like to read that article again. Tom -- See message header for info on list archives or unsubscribing, and please send personal replies to the author, not the list.