We're not cold enough for ice up here. The rink is a city sponsored "roller skating" facility. It's a good surface in the early spring and fall, but, the concrete heats up too much for the summer. They also have a "skate park" nearby, but it's a little tricky setting a Dob up on the ramps. JD >From: "Tom Polakis" <tpolakis@xxxxxxx> >Reply-To: az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx >To: AZ-Observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx >Subject: [AZ-Observing] Star Party On Ice? >Date: Mon, 01 Nov 2004 14:19:48 -0700 > >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. > -- See message header for info on list archives or unsubscribing, and please send personal replies to the author, not the list.