Monthly Archives: July 2019



Still too convalescent to put out a cheer for diligence.  Backalong, choosing ten bright binders was a good idea, but a better one would have been twenty.










Lucky, lucky.

The eclipse was prettiest as it began, golden and low to the horizon:

Overexposed on the idiot iPhone held up to an eyepiece, but it caught the earthshine:

Better camera, better image; some time near maximum:

The last shot of the night, as the umbra moved off the disc:

(Three taken through a reflecting telescope, so the images are flipped).