Re: Vanguard 1

Wed, 27 Aug 1997 23:45:27 -0400 (EDT)

On Wed, 27 Aug 1997, patrick wiggins wrote:
> However, I hate being second at anything and the knowledge that the
> oldest payload, Vanguard 1, launched 17 MAR 58, regularly flew over my
> head, unobserved, really bugged me.

I'm glad to know I'm not the only one obsessed with Vanguard. Your story 
describes my activities exactly.  With one difference. I still have not 
seen V1!  I've seen the rocket, and V2 and rocket, and V3, but after a 
few years, never V1.

I'm using 8" SCT. Can someone lend me a larger scope?  I want Vanguard!

Jay Respler
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