[sac-board] Re: TBird Spring Star Party May 10

  • From: "Jack Jones" <Telescoper@xxxxxxx>
  • To: <sac-board@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2008 11:48:52 -0700


You may have missed the last Board mtg when these were allocated to Gene along 
with other club so-called 'junk' to dispose of as he saw fit. The lites do 
have nostalgia value I guess, but perhaps the Club should invest in some 
light-weight and smaller and less battery-expensive red lights (10,000+-hour 
life and not orange like these) that are available these days. I haven't seen 
or had to deal with a 6V lantern battery in a long time.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "AJ Crayon" <acrayon@xxxxxxx>
To: <sac-board@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, February 15, 2008 9:53 AM
Subject: [sac-board] Re: TBird Spring Star Party May 10

Gene, are these yellow that sit on a squarish base and, presumably, blink
red?  If so shouldn't they be part of the properties?  They work well during
the Messier Marathons marking the entrance or exit between twilight.  I'd
like these to be setup for this year's event.

Clear skies,

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "gene lucas" <geneluca@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <sac-board@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, February 14, 2008 11:39 PM
Subject: [sac-board] Re: TBird Spring Star Party May 10

I have the olde SAC blinkers up here in the garage, if somebody wants to
spring for some fresh batteries....
(6V lantern cells, I think...) Not enough of  'em for a full mile,

Jack Jones wrote:

>Maybe, if it doesn't affect their budget. I don't know how they plan to
>execute that, it's like a mile. I'm calling her again tomorrow.
>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: "Rick Tejera" <saguaroastro@xxxxxxx>
>To: <sac-board@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>Sent: Thursday, February 14, 2008 8:35 PM
>Subject: [sac-board] Re: TBird Spring Star Party May 10
>Any way of getting them to use red lights?
>Clear Skies
>Rick Tejera
>Editor SACnews
>Saguaro Astronomy Club
>Phoenix, Arizona

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