[AZ-Observing] Re: Six Weeks in Namibia - Sort of On Topic

  • From: AJ Crayon <acrayon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 06 Mar 2004 18:44:45 -0700

Tom, this is a great opportunity for you and I'm happy to hear of your 
success.  August thru September - sure you can do without the Arizona 
monsoon?

Hope you will be able to keep us posted with the goings ons and 
observing from down there!

aj


Tom Polakis wrote:

>Folks who pay close attention to every message that comes across this
>mailing list may remember a message forwarded last August by Christine
>Shupla about an observing opportunity in Africa.  A luxury eco-tourism
>lodge at the base of the sand dunes of southwest Namibia was soliciting the
>services of astronomical tourguides.  They recently purchased a 12-inch
>LX-200 telescope, and are filling slots for people who would be able to
>show guests their way around the sky with it.  The position and flight to
>"nearby" Johannesburg are uncompensated.  Compensation comes in the form of
>sleeping and eating at a $400-per-night lodge in a spectacular setting, and
>a long stay at latitude 24 degrees south with free reign on a telescope.
>The minimum stay would be six weeks.
>
>This will be my sixth Southern Hemisphere observing trip, and I'm hoping it
>will be my best.
>
>Tom
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