Category Archives: Moon and Stars

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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Full Moon Risin’ 11_30_20

OK… this is the actual full moon (the Full Beaver Moon actually). I thought it was yesterday and thanks to other posts on the web, I realized I’m not good at details like reading calendars correctly. Why so many moon … Continue reading

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Almost Full Moon 11_29_20

Edit: I need better glasses to read my calendar.

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Almost full moon 11_28_20

Nice sunset view of the moon on a clear chilly evening.

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