In case you missed the night-sky thread…
Sky at the moment lovely and clear - at least in Lot-et-Garonne. It’ll be a good evening for spotting them.
It was overcast here, last night. I found out about a live link from an observatory in California. Quite a time difference… But I did connect with their live feed around 2 am this morning when the live feed started; and so I got to see the two planets. Profound.
We were entombed in thick fog yesterday…
I’ll be out there tonight…
So were we in our part of Burgundy, I had my binoculars at the ready though.
Thick clouds last night still only a few centuries until the next one
… we’ll meet again… don’t know where… don’t know when… (but it’ll be a very long time )
About the best thing I’ve enjoyed since moving from the Med coast to Manche are skies, day and night.
Discussing this with young friend I’m coaching in photography, I made the point that the cloudscape up here in the north is as important in a photograph as the landscape below it. Your ref: Mr Constable.
At night, it’s just the Cosmic Variety Show. As someone who has the Yachtmaster Ocean ticket, which includes celestial nav, I am woefully ignorant at IDing what the dots are that I see when looking at the night sky but as hom sap, from first noticing there was anything to look at, it’s colossal and - as the man said,
“If we are the only the only intelligent life form in the universe, the implications are staggering, either way.”