Bernie Sanden, Tom Mozdzen and I setup about a mile south and west of the main Vekol site Saturday night. Shortly after astronomical twilight my table, books and eyepieces had a fine layer of condensation--worse than Friday night. Although, similar to Friday, dew conditions improved close to midnight and thereafter. Like at Sentinel, we were also treated to good seeing for the majority of the night allowing magnifications in excess over 400x, however a persistent breeze made fine details difficult to separate on Saturn due to telescope jitter and slight undulations in the seeing. Transparency was also an improvement over Friday. -FRANK > -----Original Message----- > From: az-observing-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > [mailto:az-observing-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Tom Polakis > Sent: Monday, December 13, 2004 8:51 AM > To: "Reply-To:az-observing"@freelists.org > Subject: [AZ-Observing] Re: Sentinel was WET!! > > > On Friday night, only 60 miles to the east of Sentinel, we experienced > humid conditions at Vekol, but no dew when I packed at midnight. I > expected much worse. It sounds like Vekol was dry on Saturday night as > well. I wonder what is different about the sites that kept Vekol > dry last > weekend. > > Tom > -- > 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.