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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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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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.
Ever wondered what it looks like below the surface of the Great Lakes? NOAA has you covered. Raw data, images, animations, and poster-sized PDFs are some of the highlights.
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