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Category Archives: Astronomy

Day 54

I finally left Bosque del Apache and headed West towards friend in Phoenix. Way up in the New Mexico high country is this. What is that? Well, it is the Very Large Array. From wikipedia: “The Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) is a centimeter-wavelength radio astronomyobservatory located in central New Mexico on the Plains of San Agustin, between […]

Day 53

At a campground near Mosque del Apache NWR. Not too shabby for an iPhone photo! Un-retouched. Just resized for viewing comfort. ~Curtis in /\/ew /\/\exico! {!-{>

Day 245

Camera Club Members Walter, Harlee, Rachel, and I went out to shoot the Northern Lights again last night. It was less exciting than the night before! And we stayed out longer, too. There were a few neat photos, like this one: a bit of Northern Lights and a couple flashes of lightning in the distant […]

Day 241

Camera Club Members Walter, Harlee, Rachel, and I went out to shoot the Northern Lights last night. It wasn’t too exciting before we had to go home to bed… More conventional views… If you look slightly above and to the left of the camera you cans see two shooting stars! I am not sure of […]

Day 240

Camera Club Members Walter, Harlee, Rachel, and I went out to shoot the Northern Lights last night. It wasn’t too exciting before we had to go home to bed… The green on the left is the Northern Lights. The steam of stars in the middle is the Milky Way. Below and to the right of […]

Day 100!

The Great Falls Camera Club has “long exposure” as its next topic.  These are two I almost used. From October 2014, near Fife: FRom September 2017, also near Fife. This is a three photo panorama! ~Curtis in /\/\onTana! {!-{>

Day 81

Last night was Full Moon. So I went out tonight to shoot the Moonrise. I think the sensor in my Canon 7D is getting a bit old…more sensor spots than there used to be! ~Curtis in /\/\onTana! {!-{>

Day 323

Shadows and Silhouettes for the Camera Club… ~Curtis in /\/\onTana! {!-{>

Day 298

Heading for Moonset. ~Curtis in /\/\onTana! {!-{>

Day 210

Looking South over the tank farm, Great Falls and the almost full moon. ~Curtis in /\/\onTana! {!-{>