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Log, May 22, 2009

20 people. Well we had a score of people including two toddlers who seemed to be enjoying themselves. One little guy was fascinated by the laser pointer making a bright wiggly mark on the pavement. When he tried to pick up the bright dot it flashed on his hand and he looked over and saw I had the wand in my hand. Pretty smart little kid to make that association so young.

Well it's good we had the laser pointer because we barely had anything else. We could usually get a ghost like image of Saturn. And from time to time, a gap opened to allow us to see a star or two but partly cloudy translated into occasionally porous last night. One person asked if the star above our heads had a name - well it did - Arcturus. Usually I identify it by it position off the end of the Big Dipper's handle. Last night, I assumed that it had to be Arcturus because nothing else was bright and anywhere near overhead.

-Les Coleman

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