Re: Black Forest Star Party this weekend
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "klefr2" <klefr2@y...> wrote:
> I will be there with my TMB 105/650 ready to take some great pictures.Wow! It's that time already. Summer has been hectic. I haven't had
> Hoping to see many of you there - stop and say hello.
> Looks like great weather, stay warm.
> Fred Klein
much chance to observe, or read or post on this forum much.
Talk about deja vu as we wait for Katrina to go away. Last year
Frances dumped a bunch of rain and left the observing field a bit
squishy -- but it cleared for the star party. I don't mean to diminish
what has happened in the Gulf Coast ...
Anyway, I will be there with my TMB 152 and looking forward to seeing
and/or meeting my fellow forumites.
- Hello Louis! I took a look through your very nice TMB 152 on Saturday
night, thanks greatly. It was my first look through a 152 and
needless to say, it is a very nice telescope, especially coupled to a
Did you ever get a chance to mosey my way to look through my 160?
I was really impressed with the nice dark skies at Cherry Spings, and
the two nights were both good. The seeing was crap on Saturday night
so Mars wasn't showing much for anyone, but then again one doesn't go
to a dark sky site for the seeing, does one?
--- In email@example.com, "Louis Marchesi" <lmarchesi@y...>
> Anyway, I will be there with my TMB 152 and looking forward toseeing
> and/or meeting my fellow forumites.
- Hi Philip,
I'm glad you enjoyed the view through the TMB152. Quite a few stopped
by for a look in the 152 on Saturday. The Double Cluster and
M31/32/110, along with M11, were, in my estimation, the finest of the
binocular views of the evening.
Thanks for stopping by. I hope you had as fine a time at the BFSP as I
> Did you ever get a chance to mosey my way to look through my 160?Yes and no. After the "traffic" around my setup diminished, the
gentleman who had set up near to me (Josh) walked over your way but I
was either apparently too punchy to remember where you had set up or
you had closed up shop for the evening :-(
> The seeing was crap on Saturday nightIndeed it was. I took a look at Mars at various powers around 3am or
so. Some surface markings were visible but the atmosphere was
If your 160 is in the neighborhood again (I live in Chester County,
PA, about 15 miles north of Newark, Delaware) I'd fancy a few looks.