Log, May 5, 2006

29 people. Just a short note to let everyone know we were open this weekend in spite of a layer of high thin clouds and a bright Moon at 58%. As is usual on these bright moonlit nights we seem to get an unusual number of families. We saw Saturn, Jupiter, Mars, the Moon (of course), M13 (the great Hercules Globular Cluster) and not a whole lot else. Any attempt to look at faint fuzzies was useless with the moonlit cloud layer. I was surprised that M13 was actually clear enough to see numerous individual stars. I hoped we'd get a lot of meteors from the Aquarids (peak tomorrow) but again the cloud deck washed out all but one bright streak. We spotted only a single satellite.

-Les Coleman

Leslie Coleman
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