Category Archives: Astronomy

Apogee

Solstice Hike at, where else, Proud Lake State Recreation Area. The swamps are pretty dry; upper Michigan is getting all the rain. As always, click here or on the image to open a photo gallery.

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Looney Moon

Back on the ice. Did about 5 miles late in the afternoon, and then headed out after dark to try to observe the partial Lunar Eclipse. Like an old Pink Floyd album, it was ‘Obscured By Clouds’ until long after … Continue reading

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Before the fall

A Throw-Back-Thursday gallery of photos from a car camping trip around Michigan’s Upper Peninsula that I took in August 2001. I started at the Cabin with my Valley Canoe Products Skerray kayak strapped to the top of the Ford Taurus … Continue reading

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Recreational Fire

Something willow tree owners learn to love. Click to see larger.

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The Moon is the pits

You’ll really want to break out your red/blue 3D glasses and check this out. And since we’re getting loony, here’s a year’s worth of the phases of the Moon. (Update) Sorry, forgot to link to article, hurr durr, see above.

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