Tag: Night sky

Looking to the Sky – The Moon from my Backyard

I’ve always enjoyed looking at the night sky. These days that mostly means watching the moon rise over my backyard where the garden shed and trees sometimes obscure the views. The results can be mysterious. You may even see the eye of God wink… Continue Reading “Looking to the Sky – The Moon from my Backyard”

2020 SuperMoon

The closest supermoon of 2020 occurred last night so even though I already posted moon shots earlier this week I thought I’d give you another. According to Wikipedia, “A supermoon is a full moon or a new moon that nearly coincides with perigee—the closest… Continue Reading “2020 SuperMoon”

Embracing the Moon

It was a warm and pleasant evening, quiet but for the chirping of the frogs. I watched as the moon rose full in the sky, embraced by the trees, and was blessed. ~ Susanne

Venus and the Pleiades

This week Venus is putting on quite a show so I set up my tripod and got this photo from the front yard.   Honestly I didn’t see the star cluster Pleiades with my naked eye but my camera did. During these trying times it’s… Continue Reading “Venus and the Pleiades”

Photography Fun – A 2020 Space Odyssey

I hadn’t photographed the moon yet this year  – how could I with all that rain? – so when I saw it glowing last night in its crescent form with Venus nearby I thought I’d give it a whirl. The sliver you see is… Continue Reading “Photography Fun – A 2020 Space Odyssey”

Moon Shots

I’m happy to have found another photo challenge,  this one from City Sonnet where today’s challenge is Moon. ~ Susanne

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