If you can survive the hurricane-like winds and ridiculous temperature change, the sunset on top of Maui’s only volcanic crater yields a view guarded by Hawaii’s oldest observatory, kept pure by the thin atmosphere.
My new toy (10″ Skywatcher Newtonian)
M45, The Pleiades.
I would have stayed out even longer if it were not -2ºF, but here are Star Trails at Brandywine Lake, WV taken over the majority of a night.
Deep in the Cascade mountains sits a lake with a lovely little Cabin overlooking. Late summer I found myself there, chasing the Milky Way in the suffocating darkness.
First attempt at astronomical pornography.
NASA pilot testing Project LOLA, a massive network of hand-painted mosaics and tracked cameras that trained astronauts for the moon.
Tried a Moon Shot.