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Log, Nov 17, 2006

46 people. I could almost repeat last week's report. Lots of Cub Scouts again [boy do they ever have enthusiasm], we saw pretty much the same things [Uranus and Titania, M15 a globular cluster, M57 the Ring Nebula in Lyra, and Albireo]. Since a great many people came and went during the session, I went back to these objects several times.

Later in the evening, we looked at M42. The air had become very stable by then and the contrast was high. Everyone who looked at the Trapezium could make out six stars (A,B,C,D, E and F) and there were moments when the G stars was marginally visible.

We had quite a few people come hoping to see meteors. Well we had a few early Leonids. I was confused when one gentleman asked to see Leonard. It was until we talked back and forth that I realized he meant the Leonids.

We will NOT be open next Friday, the day after Thanksgiving.

-Les Coleman

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