I've been there a number of times during the course of the last two years, and I'd have to say that there are times that the seeing is indeed poor (as Brian describes), but most of the time I've been there the seeing was better than average for most of the desert sites we go to, and sometimes its absolutely exquisite. I had an evening where NGC 40 could be viewed at greater than 500X. In all cases that I've been there, the Milky Way was easily horizon-to-horizon, and on several occasions M13 was an easy naked eye object. I really can't say that about any other site other than Camp 613 up on the rim.......besides, the accomodations at Sun Glow beat the heck out of those at Camp 613 :-) /Bob ----- Original Message ----- From: "Brian Skiff" <bas@xxxxxxxxxx> To: <az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Friday, December 21, 2001 1:34 PM Subject: [AZ-Observing] Re: Tucson Observing Sites > >> Here's my vote for Sun Glow - I give it six stars! > > ...except that the seeing by all accounts is consistently poor due > to the cold air drainage off the high ground to the east. > > \Brian > --- > This message is from the AZ-Observing mailing list. If you wish to be > removed from this list, send E-mail to: AZ-Observing-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, > with the subject: unsubscribe. > --- This message is from the AZ-Observing mailing list. If you wish to be removed from this list, send E-mail to: AZ-Observing-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, with the subject: unsubscribe. The list's archive is at: //www.freelists.org/archives/az-observing This is a discussion list. Please send personal inquiries directly to the message author. In other words, do not use "reply" for personal messages. Thanks.