Category: Moon

The Long Dark

Last night was the winter solstice; the high point (or low point) of the long dark. I made this quickie image to celebrate the fact that today we had two seconds more light than yesterday.

How do those chickadees – little, tiny fluff balls that they are – survive the winter?

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winter solstice 2011

The shortest night of the year.


Something different.

There was a total eclipse of the moon on December 21, 2010. Here in Anchorage we were lucky to have clear skies and not too cold, just a bit below zero.

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total eclipse 21 Dec 2010

Just Before Totality