Hey Brian, Yup, there would be little slogging if there were snow. It would be fun to take the skateboard down. The covered walkway reminded me a lot of the Snow Solar Telescope on Mt. Wilson. There is also no slogging in Michigan right now. I guess we'll have to make a drive up to Flagstaff to see some snow. Jenn ---- Brian Skiff <bas@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > So the covered walkway is so you don't have to slog through > the snow to get to/from the telescope, yes? > The parallel of the 'Looking back at Tucson' shot with > Mount Wilson is remarkable. Clean desert air! > Folks might be interested to know that the Catalina Schmidt > is presently the most productive telescope in the world as far as > near-Earth asteroid discoveries (and comets, too). Amongst us > long-time telescope-operators Rik Hill is well-known as the the > guy who did almost all the observing with the Burrell Schmidt > at Kitt Peak, completing several major spectral surveys (the last > ones, actually) during the 1980s with that instrument. > > \Brian > -- > 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.