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 > >-- >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.