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Log, Jan 29, 2010

With a temperature around 7, and wind chill of negative something, the seeing was dreadful. A family of three came, and the Moon and Mars were like something underwater. Even though the skies do look halfway okay, the telescope, in addition to magnifying the object in question, also magnifies the atmosphere between us and the object viewed, including the effects of those chilly high winds we were experiencing.

Here's to a better Mars next week.

-Les Coleman

Leslie Coleman
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Jan 29, 2010
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