Three X class flares; two clear nights so far. Kp5 last night, but the magnetic field was north all night. Clouds on the northern horizon made seeing Comet C/2022 E3
Early this morning was the last Lunar Eclipse of 2022. It was broadcast live on the Virtual Telescope website presented by Gianluca Masa with images provided by photographers from around
Perfect summer night. Great seeing; sadly a full moon, so it’s planetary night.
Was expecting to get rained on all day, but it was clear, and 23 degrees up Opeongo. There was a possibility of seeing northern lights on the way home,
Currently sunspot region 3068 is the only one Earth facing, but check out that solar prominence.
The view from Booth’s Rock Trail in Algonquin Park. There were several uncooperative Cedar Waxwings up there. Was fortunate to get a shot of a Blackburnian Warbler. The deer flies
The General Assembly of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada is being held this weekend. Lots of great presentations, and the Helen Sawyer Hogg Lecture Nathalie Ouellette was amazing. Looking
The Sun today
16° and very windy. Here’s a picture of the Sun.
Anyway, after that 10 minute torrential downfall, the sun came out. Here it is in all it’s splendor. It would seem summer has finally arrived.