Last night, Luke conducted the 800th observing run for ALFALFA. Some of us remember the first observing run, on Friday, Feb 4th, 2005. For some of you younger folks, we do not want to know what you were doing at that time. For those of us who have been along for the whole ride, we are very aware that 800 is a big number!

And, we are now scheduled to complete the legacy drift scan observing program for ALFALFA on Thursday October 25th — well, we will actually finish the observing at about 1:30 am on Friday October 26th. Let the countdown begin….