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Update September 21, 2003
The Valley SkyWatcher MagazineA Publication of the Chagrin Valley Astronomical Society
P.O. Box 11 Chagrin Falls, Ohio 44022
September 2003 Edition
2. The insurance is going
up from an annual rate of $447 to $560. This was to cover the new dome and
telescope. This will provide about $9,000 insurance for the building and $3,000
for the telescope. The club approved the extra cost.
2. When power was installed for the new observatory, an electrical line was also run in the observing field below. Outlets were installed on posts in three different locations.
3. Jack Smith knows someone
with a big chipper and has arrange for him to come out to the hill with it
to help chip all the tress and branches that were cut down for the new observatory
5. Small red lights were
put in along the path going from the Observing field to the top of the hill.
For Bob’s complete observations
report please visit the Monthly Sky Calendar on our website.
There were a few good nights
of viewing in the past month, with most people taking the advantage of this
to take in Mars. Most report seeing much detail on the planet.
The latest issue of the
Valley Sky Watch was distributed.
2. Jack Smith has asked
if it all right to have one of Denny Jeffersons old telescopes, a 10" Orion
Dobsonian be lent to a school nearby. No one objected to this.
October 30, 2003 Aurora