There has been some discussion among the SAC Board about the potential liability issue at star parties. And it is understandable, considering folks are climbing ladders and dodging thorny succulents in the dark. Take a look at the picture from an Astronomers of Verde Valley public star party about one-third of the way down this page. http://www.astroverde.jaspernet.com/news.htm Please tell me it's *roller* hockey they play on this rink. I am eagerly awaiting a reply from JD Maddy on this one. Tom -- See message header for info on list archives or unsubscribing, and please send personal replies to the author, not the list.