Event Report

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Moon taken on 9/24/2021

Good event in Skaneateles despite clouds

Several SAS members joined me to volunteer with their scopes at Austin Park last night.  The sticky, humid air hung like steamy bows of Cypress trees hanging over a dusty dirt road in southern Alabama.    The view of the bottom of the Skaneateles nebula was uniform and monotonous and only allowed fleeting, obscured views of the moon and (probably) Vega.     A few families and individuals arrived and stayed for our ‘Plan B’ shows, as each of us did some tap-dancing on the soft, rain-soaked ground.  By 10:15, the “crowd” had swatted enough mosquitoes and their kids were rubbing […]