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Log, Jul 3, 2009

Twenty-nine people came to the first opening of the Observatory in several weeks, because of the unbelievably terrible weather conditions. As it was, the weather forecasts were all different, from perfect sky to a night full of thunder showers, but the night held on, and we were able to view the beautiful gibbous Moon, perfect Saturn, with its rings almost edge-on at this point, globular cluster M3 in Canes Venatici, the Hunting Dogs, and Albireo, the double star made up of two totally different colored stars. Different observers saw different colors for the two stars, which are usually considered yellow and blue.
Leslie Coleman
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Jul 3, 2009
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