Bll Ferris wrote: > The Clear Sky Clock forecast predicts excellent transparency for the AAMM > (http://cleardarksky.com/c/AllArznSPAZkey.html?1), Saturday night. Looking at > all the Arizona sites > (http://cleardarksky.com/csk/prov/Arizona_clocks.shtml), it appears the > northern half of the state is where to be for observing, tonight, and the > southern half on Saturday... I have pointed to this site on this list before, but it's worth reiterating that Environment Canada's sky transparency forecast maps are superior to the Clear Sky Clock when trying to make geographical assessments. http://www.cmc.ec.gc.ca/cmc/htmls/transparence_e.html Go to the two sets of links for "Regional model, sky transparency forecast for North America." If it's between 11 a.m. and 9 p.m. MST, click on the Animation for 12 UTC. Otherwise, use the 0 UTC for the latest animation. These maps give a better feel for the predicted movement of the clouds than the Clear Sky Clock. The latest models are not as encouraging for any of Arizona Saturday night/Sunday morning. The images show the high clouds a couple hundred miles west of the model from 12 hours ago. Like so many others, I'm going either way. Tom -- See message header for info on list archives or unsubscribing, and please send personal replies to the author, not the list.