This week I was out at the observatory helping with a group of youth. The skies were relatively clear, but the Moon seemed too bright to do much with regard to photographing stars, DSO's or Milky Way.... so I turned my attention to trying to capture the beauty of the hundereds of fireflies lighting up the sky! :-)
Here are a few of my favorite photos.....
I stiched the photos together and tacked on a short video using Window's Movie Maker ;-)
While passing near Scorpius, the Full Moon could not entirely outshine Mars, Saturn, and Antares and made a cool looking square on its side. These were taken at our new digs ;) Still in town but relatively dark skies, especially to the south east.
While looking through some old photos I stumbled on these photos from November 2, 2015, I took of the last quarter Moon about 1:30 AM =) The first relatively over-exposed image revealing a bit of earth-shine especially caught my eye!