Response to a member’s question

On 29/01/2013 23:04, D Poole wrote:

Soon to be out in Perth, not been before and wondering whether to take my bins or not. I know its currently summer and the atmosphere will probably be like pea soup………………. but what do you think?

Am I wasting my time given the drive distance to escape the city lights?

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David,
We stayed at the Budget Motel, Bunbury to meet some friends.

Here’s the observing location
S33.301344° E115.857510° (Just paste that string into Googlemaps – it works)
There is a concrete picnic table and barbecue. The road is a steep hill but not much traffic and it’s behind some trees. Close your eyes when a truck goes by, they carry a lot of lights!
Here’s the site….

Here’s the condition for astronomy

Glad to be of sevice.
Gerry

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