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night sky

  1. Robert Watcher

    Awesome Sun Pillar

    Driving around country roads before sunrise this morning - this spectacle appeared in the East sky. This Sun Pillar was streaking up while the sun was still below the horizon
  2. Robert Watcher

    Sunset - Moonrise

    Looking to the west, the sun sunk below the horizon around 8:16pm. Turning 180 degrees and waiting until around 9:00pm, the Blue/Sturgeon moon rose from the East - following Saturn, then Jupiter. Neptune followed in the arc, but was not visible to the human eye.
  3. Robert Watcher

    Night Sky - Live Composite Mode

    Out enjoying a dark evening. I set my little desktop tripod up on a huge rock, for stability - and left the shutter open from after the sunset until dark into the night. I processed this after getting home, on my desktop Mac using Exposure 6 and Topaz I used my iPhone to grab this shot. I...
  4. Chris Calohan

    The Best of Both Worlds, Tonight

    4th of July celebrations pretty much got rained out save for some local action and what nature provided.
  5. M

    View of Aurora last night from my back porch

    I'd thought I'd share my Aurora sighting with you that I had last night. Around 1:30am, on my way to bed, as I approached the steps, I could see what appeared to be beams of light from the hall window. It is a difficult window to look out of so I sauntered off into the kitchen to get a better...