Re: Anyone with contacts in San Benito Co.?
- Lake County is good for star gazing
in SF the upper upper parking lot of Sea Cliff is the best place in SF
it's the same street as Seal Rock Inn it's a dark parking. If the
hotel is on your left, the entrance to the parking lot is to the
It's a Federal Park and I don't have a name.
--- In SFVeg@yahoogroups.com, Dave Goggin <dave65536@...> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am starting to look at light pollution maps to try to figure out
where we can go that is a reasonable distance from the bay area for
the August eclipse trip and unlikely to get clouded over.
> Bad news - there is a vast swath extending far out from the Bay
Area, Monterey, etc where light pollution is so intense that even
with a long drive out "into the country" the view of the night sky is
seriously degraded compared to what it should look like.
> The only place I could find was the relatively sparsely populated
area in San Benito Co. the area southeast of Hollister along road 25.
> Question: Does anyone know this area well enough to recommend a
hotel in Hollister, or have friends who live in the area where we
could nap before & after our observing session.
> Thanks, -DG