Something a little different today. On the night of the last lunar eclipse I took the opportunity to do a little stargazing, and while I was at it I also trained the camera towards the stars. This is the first of two images that I want to share from that session. Orion is one of the more recognizable constellations in the northern hemisphere, showing itself … Continue reading Orion

Night Sky

One of the pleasures of camping is being out in the countryside much later (or earlier) than one normally would. Distance from built up areas means less light pollution, and if it’s cold, it probably means clearer skies. This is the view that greeted us after dinner as we sat by the campfire enjoying the peace of an early spring night, with Jupiter dominating the … Continue reading Night Sky