Category Archives: Astronomy

Totality

After leaving Clifton Gorge, we drove from Yellow Springs Ohio to Dawson Springs, Kentucky.  Clear weather and beautiful roads. Camped on the Tradewater River, then drove to Mantle Rock Natural Monument in Lola, Kentucky the next morning to sit and … Continue reading

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US Air Force Museum

Stopped here for the first leg of the 2017 Eclipse Roadtrip. . Located in Dayton, Ohio, and on the web here: http://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/Click image to open gallery of photos by myself and my able assistant photographer.10/10, would plane again. Update: how … Continue reading

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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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