More tough luck here. Basically a repeat of last night, except I timed the spectacular flasher C* 1953 displaying unusual regularity, instead of C* 1933. With the Moon moving out of the way, Comet Hyakutake is coming into its own. In light polluted skies I estimated mag 5.0, and I have high hopes people in dark skies are measuring it as brighter than that. I couldn't find PPM 717678 to try for the Erato asteroidal occultation, but I was able to locate the tether and time it crossing eta Sco at 960312 105634.91 and theta Sco at 105652.42. The tether was substantially harder to follow than yesternight. It appeared straight and the bottom part was leading, the tilt being 10 or 20 degrees (it being hard to judge as I was tilted myself). A green flash of a somewhat different appearance than yesterday closed the night. Cheers. Walter Nissen email@example.com --- I want everyone in the world to love me. Is that too much to ask?