Welcome to OSP V - May 21st through the 26th, 2009.

This years motto: The rain can't last forever....

Lowell Observatory roadtrip....

New Cooler, complete with Sam Adams Lager opener....



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The homestead....



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The Ridge shade accomodations



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The Grilling area....



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Pesky hail....



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But, all is not lost.... The Canadian Mist bottle purchased at OSP III provided thirst-quenching entertainment.



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More hail....



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You lookin' at me?!?



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My Puppies, Kuiper and Sagan!!!



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My Sweety....



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Gettin' down to business....



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Morning coffee after a cloud break gave us a few hours with the 4 degree field of view 6"f3,5 scope.



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Breakfast!!!



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Not a bad spread of food....



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More clouds.



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Grillin' the Rib-eye's....



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Another self-portrait....



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Two more shots from the old Tennessee Whiskey bottle.



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The new 2009 mark....



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More Clouds....BUT, we did get an all nighter ~10pm to dawn with the 36" scope, and the air was steady.



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Puttin' the new date on the North Star Bar table.



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All the scribe marks over the years....



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The dinner Monday night was at a local Mexican food restaurant, Dela Cruz. What a view.....



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All of us.



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