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Log, Aug 31, 2001

8 people. A few people actually showed up in the thickest pea soup fog outside of a a 19th century London novel. The large Rhythm and Roots lights would have made it impossible to see anything but the brightest objects if it had been clear. As it was, they gave a weird effect of curling trails of brilliant fog.

I demonstrated the software and showed the scope to people who wanted to see them even if we couldn't see anything. As often threatened, I presented the talk I had prepared on "Eclipses, Transits, Occultations and Appulses". As I explained in the talk the Eclipses weren't Japanese mid sized cars, the Transits had nothing to do with underground transportation or surveyor's tools, Occultations had nothing to do with Eastern magic and no doctor or nurse ever took an Appulse at a patient's bedside. If you want the rest of the details, all you have to do is come on a night which looks possible early but washes out by 8PM.

-Les Coleman

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