I was at the soggy sentinel star gaze and too noted the Phoenix light dome. After coming to Sentinel for about the last 10 years or so I have noticed that the light dome seems to have grown more intense. I guess you can expect the dome to get brighter as the developers have all kinds of plans for more lights to make it safe for Republicans er I mean citizens to shop late at night at there favorite Walmart. Oh well I guess us Astro types will have to go out even further. :-) Clear and Dew Free skies Dwight L Bogan In a message dated 12/12/2004 11:07:54 PM US Mountain Standard Time, Telescoper@xxxxxxx writes: Phx is now the fifth-largest city in the U.S, but this is not a good time of year for the Phx light dome. Aside from all the new subdivisions on the west side, Verrado etc, think of those millions of Christmas lights added in plus all the Malls have put up their giant light towers in the parking lots so the muggers can see the best targets I mean so's you won't get mugged on your way to the car. Jack Sp@m: Don't try - Don't buy - Don't reply. >I was amazed by the Phoenix light dome from Sentinel. I had driven about 140 miles south and west from home and Phx still loomed large. I don't remember the dome being so big compared to my last visit to Sentinel over a year ago. Bill Wood Fountain Hills, AZ -- -- See message header for info on list archives or unsubscribing, and please send personal replies to the author, not the list.