Monthly Archives: February 2012

WSP 2012 Thursday night

I guess the astronomy gods wanted to exact some revenge. Whereas Wednesday night was one of the best observing experiences of my life, this was one of the most frustrating. It was very humid with no wind, and dew attacked … Continue reading

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WSP 2012 Wednesday night

What a freakin awesome night! The seeing conditions rocked, and views of Jupiter, Mars, and Saturn were the best I’ve ever seen. Saturn had a definite 3D quality to it. Jupiter had a nice Europa shadow transit in progress as … Continue reading

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WSP 2012 begins!

Well I got up at 5 am, got some breakfast at the Stuffed Pig, and got in line at 6:20 am only to find I was about 40th in line. Apparently they don’t enforce the rule about not lining up … Continue reading

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