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#1 rolandlinda3

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Posted 17 July 2013 - 08:32 PM

Hot muggy still nights characterize much of our peak summer nights. Really clear skies are not that common, but the other night was a time to capture a simple scene with the moon and Spica. These are the basis for the sketch and blog post (address under my signature). There is religious content.

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Posted 18 July 2013 - 01:29 AM

Roland,

I was in Arizona when you made this fine sketch.
Unfortunately it was very cloudy and even rainy so not much observing happened. This is a view I was looking forward to seeing. So thanks for capturing it.

Frank :)

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Posted 18 July 2013 - 06:12 AM

Roland,
Beautiful work. We have been watching the moon all week. Last night my two year old yelled out "Dad look at the Moon its Beautiful". My wife and I just smiled and said yes it is!

Ken

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Posted 18 July 2013 - 04:48 PM

Roland,

Nice Summer Sky Scene of the Moon :).

CS,KLU,

:thanx:,

Tom

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Posted 18 July 2013 - 08:36 PM

Glad you liked it. The high pressure dome continues to bring us heavy haze and unclear nights. I set a record this week: set up the Dob 3 time when there was a glimmer of possibility that observing might be possible. I put it away each night with no observing. But, it will change...






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