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    Default Clear night :(



    I've just been outside and its a lovely clear night, not that I could do any observing as my two year old granddaughter is sleeping next to my scope in the spare bedroom. I must find a better place to store my gear.
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    Time to iniate her to the art of astronomy! Just kidding she will be ready for that in few more years!

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    Just bust up in there and grab it! Lol just kidding. That really sucks....You don't need a telescope to gaze at the wonders of the sky anyway. just Grab a drink, chair maybe some binocs and enjoy what God gave us.

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    At least there is an option for you. Was supposed to be clear tonight. I'm currenty outside next to my scope, it's 11:30 PM, and it's been nothing but clouds. Been this way for close to two months.
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    Ditto here. Last night was remarkably clear, tonight...not so much. I'll be lucky if we don't get a heavy dew. Contrails...airplane landing lights streaming out ahead, which is rare around here when you can see any stars at all. It must be foggy and I just can't see it.

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    If you didn't have clear skies last night I hope you have one soon, there are few things that would stop me getting my gear out for a night of observing, Family is the main one, My wife is sometimes very poorly.

    On the plus side my granddaughter keeps me entertained, She just finished her breakfast and is now demanding in a loud voice that she needs to be a princess.
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    Lol sound like you have your hands full with her...Good luck .
    It was a perfect night for observing here. No humidity, only 70F. Really nice. All I did was sit on my porch and gaze at the star while 5 bright street lights surrounded me....There every where! I know when I get my telescope I won't see a clear night, unlike now there hasent been more then 10 cloudy nights this summer. Clear skys.

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    I definitely feel guilty: it's been nothing but clear skies over here for the last trwo weeks, I've got telescopes in every room, my children are grown up and gone, and they've been too busy to "bother" me with grandchildren! Now, if i could only get rid of the everpresent dew and my cats shaking the deck .....
    P.S. You're too sweet, I would have chanced it ..... but maybe I just don't know what it feels like when a two year old is abruptly awaken in the middle of the night.

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