Michael Mon Nov 19 11:02:04 2001|
Re: Leonids 2001!
> Mmmmm. Supposedly the best in like decades. Hope they were everything you
> dreamed of. A few words about stargazing in NYC. Um. Lights.
We had a light fog, which reflected Bloomington's light back. We saw a few really nice big ones, but out in the country (by reports) it was quite a show.
It was still worth getting up for.
> So we would have had to go out to like...Jersey at 4 am. Rather a daunting
> task when you don't own a car and the trains don't run but once an hour,
> if that.
I wouldn't want to go to Jersey at 4 am with a tank, much less a train. That place is scary. I did a week-long consultation gig at Bankers Trust, right across the river from Manhattan, and stayed at the Days' Inn at the airport. Demilitarized zone. Horrible place.