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Big Dipper over Pyramid Mountain

The Big Dipper shines through clouds over Pyramid Mountain in Jasper National Park.

This week I am in Jasper National Park for a shoot of moonlit nightscapes, weather permitting. 79 more words

Alan Dyer

Look north in September 2014 - the king's on the rise!

Yes, that’s Cepheus, the King – remember that Cassiopeia (the “W” ) is the Queen. Though Cepheus makes a familiar “home plate” asterism, it’s not nearly so memorable as the “W” of Cassiopeia, primarily because its stars are dimmer than those of the “W.” In fact, you might have difficulty picking it out at first, but here’s a tip: Follow the familiar “Pointers” of the Big Dipper to the North Star – then keep going, but not too far.  825 more words

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Flavored dipping oils, hydroponic tomatos, basil, and buffalo mozerella are to be found at Haight Farm at the Stonington Farmers Market this Friday from 10AM to Noon. 51 more words

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Milky Way & Aurora Panorama from Grasslands National Park

The Milky Way and the Northern Lights arch across the sky in the Frenchman River valley of Grasslands National Park.

This 360° panorama takes in two arches of light: 257 more words


08/22/2014 - Ephemeris - Cassiopeia Rising

Ephemeris for Friday, August 22nd.  The sun rises at 6:53.  It’ll be up for 13 hours and 43 minutes, setting at 8:36.   The moon, 3 days before new, will rise at 5:08 tomorrow morning. 197 more words

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Journey to the Pacific Northwest- Day 1

For our first stop on our mini road trip to the Pacific Northwest, we stopped at my Mom’s favorite ice cream joint ever in Missoula, Montana: The Big Dipper ( 889 more words

Moonbow at Bow Falls

A small moonbow forms in the light of the full “super moon” at Bow Falls in Banff.

This was Sunday night, August 10, on the night of the bright “super moon” that lit the landscape. 135 more words

Alan Dyer