From Myron E WASIUTA
@. . . . . . I am happy you took the time to write and explain how I might change my form to better conform to the ones used by observers of the CMO. I will make the changes that you requested starting immediately. I also reviewed your sketches of Utopia and its mists observed in May 1999 and noted the 40 minute interval between sketches. I will try to incorporate this into my observations as well.
Does the observatory
am enclosing a picture of my new homemade 31 cm f6.8 reflector I will be
using for some of the Mars observations this season. I built the telescope, but
used a fine mirror made by another amateur
@. . . . . . The weather here has been dismal as well. February has seen some of the worst seeing I can remember. Very few useful observations have been obtained this month so far. I am hoping for better soon!
I will be sending two observations made at the end of January (on 24 and 28 January 2001).
Thank you for sending CMO #239. It did arrive safely, and has already proven useful to this observer!
best wishes to you and your colleagues in
. . . . . My bad luck in weather finally broke this morning! I got a pretty
good look at Mars using the 155 mm refractor at 362X. I observed from to (LCM 306-326) on
(18 February 2001 email)
Myron E WASIUTA (VA, USA)