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Feb 16 2006 07:20 AM | StarStuff1 in Observing Skills
A few days later I studied my charts some more and realized the answer was easier than it seemed. All of my targets could be located with simple star hopping. I took one of the charts and laid out 1-degree adjoining circles emanating from a central location
Feb 16 2006 06:47 AM | PJ Anway in Observing Skills
In the north woods, Spring comes much later than in most places, but it generally starts near the end of April. By then the only remaining evidence of winter are patches of snow left in the woods beneath the shade of thick evergreens. The smelt are beginning their yearly trek up stream, and it won't belong
Feb 16 2006 06:34 AM | Jay_Reynolds_Freeman in Observing Skills
On Friday, 10 December, 1999, I drove to Mariposa, California, to spend a couple of nights observing at the private observatory of a friend, nearby in the Sierra Nevada foothills. I had with me both Harvey, my white Celestron
Feb 16 2006 06:30 AM | Jay_Reynolds_Freeman in Observing Skills
Friday afternoon traffic leaving the San Francisco Bay area was dismaying: I snuck out of work, in Mountain View, at 3:30 PM on October 8, 1999, dodged over the east Bay hills as soon as possible, an nevertheless took three hours