Welcome to OSP I - July 7th through the 12th, 2005.



Gary and Ron setting up the tents....



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Getting the shower set up....



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410 year old Pinion Pine slabs for bar stools.... It died in 2003 and had to come down so I sanded a slab and counted. So, what was going on in astronomy in 1593AD? (1596: Tycho Brahe completes the best star catalogue of pre-telescopic times). I have a couple of presumably much older Pinion Pine on the property at twice the diameter, if diameter is an indicator.



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The Observing area....



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The homestead....



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Upgraded facilities for OSP I....



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Wow, even solar lights....



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Must stay in the shade....



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Sunspot viewing during the day....



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Steve's famous chili dogs....



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Getting ready for night-fall....



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Gary came in from California....



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Rib-Eye's....



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Almost dark....



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Roadtrip to Meteor Crater....



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Roadtrip to Meteor Crater....



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Wide Open Spaces....



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Back a little further....



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Me and my Sweety....



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Getting the observing list ready....



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Good Times at the North Star Bar....



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At the Goldfield Saloon....



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Wrap up at the Goldfield Saloon....



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Me and my Sweety at the Goldfield Saloon....



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