Observatory

Hey all,

Greg and I got out to the Purcell Observatory last night for a few hours of viewing through the 10″ dome scope.  I was impressed by the clarity of the images in a scope that has set idle for as many years as this scope has.  M42, M82-81, M78, M97 and others all looked really good!   The scope is a little hard to point, but we will be working on that.  Also it tracks beautifully.  We have more work to do out there, but the place is looking pretty good.

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Butch Demmers

Astronomy Enthusiast

I am a 1980 graduate of CSU Chico with a BA degree in Geology and enjoy science, mathematics, and nature, particularly astronomy and bird watching.

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