Well, it was not the sky to shoot the moon this morning in Hartford. With an strong thunderstorm approaching from the west, the sky looked like a scene from a Ghostbuster movie! So, who ya going to call? By 9:00 am the skies cleared out and the sun was shining. Welcome to New England.
Monthly Archive for August, 2012
One more time this week I was heading to work when I saw the waning moon and Venus next to the Travelers building. I just had to stop and take a few pictures.
As I was walking into work this morning (5:30am) I saw a picture that I could not pass up. It was the waning moon rising up above one of our satellite dishes on the roof at work in Hartford. Below it is the planet Venus. A great way to start the week, especially if you [...]
It was a wild Friday afternoon when a string of thunderstorms might have spawed a tornado possibly touching down in South Glastonbury, Ct. Later saturday it was determined to be a microburst by the National Weather Service. In a microburst, the vertical column of air shoots downward, crashing into the ground, spreading in all directions and knocking [...]
The US Coast Guard’s sail training barque Eagle has returned home home to New London after a summer training cruise. The ship returned Friday morning to the State Pier in Fort Trumbull. Over the last four months the Eagle has visited 13 ports in the U.S. and Canada, training more than 550 cadets. The Eagle ranged from New Orleans to Halifax, Nova [...]
The full Sturgeon Moon was in the right place for the past several days as I went into work this week at about 5:15am for some great astrophotography! Here are a couple of shots from downtown Hartford as the moon was setting. First the iconic Travelers Tower, which was mysteriously dark before sunrise today. Second, [...]