Lots of fireflies last night. Temperature ranged from 21°C to 15°C. Very humid. Seeing was poor.
The waxing Crescent Moon on 22 May 2023. 6.7% illuminated.
Still lots of Peepers Water levels are high.
25°C and hazy/smokey for most of the day. Most of these were taken at Carden Alvar Provincial Park. The Peepers were peeping… Spring Peepers
Nice light show last night. Reds and greens were visible naked eye. The waxing crescent moon was very bright unfortunately. Coyotes were howling as usual. Location: Carden Alvar Provincial Park
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
Conditions for last nights occultation of Mars were perfect. Mars, although not at close approach was at opposition. the Moon was 100% illuminated, and 62 degrees above the horizon. Then
Perfect summer night. Great seeing; sadly a full moon, so it’s planetary night.
Ran across a nice family up the Mizzy Lake trail who had no insect repellent. One of the girls must have had 50 mosquito bites on her shoulders. I was