Monthly Archives: May 2011

Great night

An excellent evening. Well, after midnight when the clouds cleared out. Transparency was quite good and seeing was decent though not spectacular. I’ll have to think tomorrow about what I observed, but I had a lot of fun trying my … Continue reading

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First night of observing

After dinner, we went back to our bunks and rested for an hour or two. I still needed to setup our scopes, but it was so hot, I decided to wait until just before sunset to start. I helped Amy … Continue reading

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We’re here!

Got to Prude Ranch about 5:30 pm, just in time for the dinner service. Gawd almighty it is hot!!! We tossed our stuff in our bunkhouses (which have window unit air conditioners that were struggling against the heat even while … Continue reading

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Driving, driving, driving, rawhide!

Yesterday (Friday) we only made it to Bristol Tennessee instead of Knoxville, because we got started late and hit traffic in Frederick. We stayed at a not so nice (but at least it was clean) Super 8 for $63. Yesterday, … Continue reading

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We’re off!

Well, we’re off to the Texas Star Party! We’ll be there in about 1,850 miles or so. We’re going to try to make Knoxville, TN tonight, then Fort Worth, TX tomorrow night, and arrive at the Prude Ranch in Fort … Continue reading

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