Category Archives: Moon and Stars

Full Worm Moon 3_28_21

Supposedly signifying the Spring re-awakening of earthworms. I know that our compost’s red wigglers seem to be unfrozen!

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Full Moon 2_27_21

Forgot I took some snaps of the moon last Saturday so I’m putting them up now. Luckily, I have Marls to help get in the way!

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Misty Mountains 1_27_21

In Winter, we usually get a temperture inversion over the Rio Grande Valley. Cold upper level air traps warm air trying to rise up. So the smoke from all the fires folks are using to keep warm, will settle low … Continue reading

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Another fiery sunset 1_14_21

Along with the waxing crescent moon.

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Ends and beginnings

Final NYE photos and the first sunset on New Years Day.

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Last photos for the year.

The moon, the conjunction and a storm cloud.

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Sunset mish-mash 12_23_20

This evening’s sunset, a lunar close-up and a coyote close by.

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Winter solstice conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn 12_21_20

Jupiter is the larger, brighter object. Next conjunction this close will be in about 375 years. Can’t wait!

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Sunset 12_20_20

Nice sunset brings nature’s Christmas lights to the Sangre de Cristos. And an almost quarter moon up in the pink clouds.

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Moon and planets 12_16_20

Saturn, Jupiter and the waxing crescent moon (in descending order). The two planets will be the closest to each other (called a conjunction) on the Winter solstice, December 21st. It will be another 60 years before they are this near … Continue reading

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