[Chaos-l] Update from Pettigrew
md_south at mac.com
Mon Mar 30 16:42:55 EDT 2009
This place is amazing.
I also saw m51 from there once in the 15 inch and I said to myself.
"this is why I drove 3 hours in 20 degree weather" it looked like a
There is more than apeture fever... It's dark sky fever!
I'll be at farrington tonight and wish I were out there... But hey at
least I'm out observing!
Sent from my cell
On Mar 30, 2009, at 4:17 PM, Michael Hrivnak <mhrivnak at hrivnak.org>
> Robert and I had some great observing last night. We initially
> fought the wind and had to move away from the lake, but once we got
> setup again, the observing was incredible.
> Whirlpool was unbelievable. No averted vision needed. The arms were
> clear as day.
> I observed over 100 galaxies, and I think Robert probably did the
> We also looked at omega centauri through binoculars. It's huge!!!
> Tonight should be another great session. More to come later.
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