Oh, what a night! Temperature in the upper 30’s. Full moon and near total overcast. What a heart break. And yet, 50 yes, fifty plus people showed up with their lawn chairs and blankets. Galena Creek Regional Park set the night into positive adventure. Being there was a full moon, Jim Fahey gave a short history of the Moon. When there will be another two eclipses and the safety need to watch. Mike Hopper’s lecture was about the Winter Circle of stars around Orion. How do new stars come to being? How do old stars blow out they light? Bryon Doyle had his super-duper telescope hooked up to a laptop. Alas, the clouds won but he showed how easy Astrophotography is becoming.
Thank you, Mike, for making this happen under the most difficult conditions!
Photos by Brad Carlson
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