by Bob Jardine
My sincerest apologies to all who suffered. I had thought that I was doing a good thing by postponing first light to Sunday, so that it wouldn't ruin everyone's Saturday night viewing. But this 'scope is just so darn awesome (it's a CPT) that I guess it affected both nights.
I got home at 2:30 AM (yes, there were more and better sucker holes later), and work calls, so a first light report will have to wait until after work today.
About the name... I know some people name cars, and some name telescopes (there's Jamie's Felix, of course, and Rashad's Old School, and probably many others). I usually don't name stuff, but this 'scope begs for one. I'll explain the name in the first light report (unless anyone wants to make a contest out of guessing). Here's a hint:
Now that this is out of the way, maybe we'll have clear skies for the new moon weekend coming up...