RE: [tmboptical] Re: Winter Star Party on television
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Eric W. Baumgartner"
> Anyone catch the segment on the Winter Star Party on "CBS SundayMorning" with Charles Osgood a short while ago? It was pretty well
done. I didn't catch a glimpse of any TMBs in the montage of
telescopes shown in the segment (although a big AP Starfire was
pictured at one point), but I knew they had to be out there, dew-free
(dew was something that Osgood's voice-over made a big deal of), and
lurking under clear Caribbean skies.
>Yes, I caught it. There was a guy cleaning his lens, and if you
> Eric Baumgartner
> Redding, CT
looked quickly, you could see it was a TMB. When Tippy said that
the WSP site was the darkest site in the US, I almost fell out of
my chair! He should have said one of the best seeing sites.