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Early January Photos

Just a few recent pics. Moon and Venus, 7AM, Jan. 6, 2016 Sunrise over Farksolia, Jan. 6, 2016. The roads were total ice, so traffic was doing about 20mph through this stretch. And without the wires Snow earlier in the week (January 3) so I got to work from home that Monday (Jan. 4). It… Continue reading Early January Photos

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Sunrise Colors

Breaktaking colors this morning, and a shot of Venus, Mars, and Jupiter in the eastern sky just before daybreak. Venus is the top, brightest one, then little Mars, and Jupiter.    

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Super Blood Moon – September 27, 2015

SO. I had all these grand plans of driving up a local mountain to watch the eclipsed moon rise behind Mount Hood across the valley, and this was the view: Grrr. Argh. Unbelievable haze. It was kind of a circus up there, too. I passed one area that must have had 100 cars parked in… Continue reading Super Blood Moon – September 27, 2015