SPOD: Moon Roadway

Sky Picture Of the Day for Jan 14, 2013

Another great Moon, some stars and a plane going by.  Streaks in the lower right are cars passing by on 190.

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Interesting Things: Waiting for meteors

I didn’t manage to see any Quadrantid meteors but at least did manage to get some good star shots with Susan’s new Canon camera.




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Interesting things 6/23/10

It was a good night to watch the ISS pass by the Moon.




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Interesting things 6/19/10

Another morning of rain. It was was gray but the rain sounded nice.



We took a walk along the beach. What’s that?



Saw a few Iguanas.



and discovered that the camera flash actually works pretty well under water.



We took several ig pictures and a whole load under water.

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Interesting things 6/18/10

It was another morning beginning with stargazing. Took several long-exposure shots of Cygnus and followed by by shots of St. John in the dark.



It was another fine day of beach-lounging and skorkeling.



There were some great underwater critter sightings such as a nice pale urchin and squid!



Susan later found an occupied conch shell and we ended the night with dinner in Red Hook

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Interesting things 6/17/10

Another light picture day. It was a bit gray and rainy to start with.



Eventually we went out and were accosted by critters looking for food



We did a bit of snorkeling, some kite flying and a whole lot of being lazy.

At the end of the evening we were rewarded with a great sunset.



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Interesting things 6/16/10

Today was a quiet day as far as picture taking goes. We went on the ferry over to St. John and did some shopping.

On the way over we saw Rumbaba taking a group out.



Stopped near the marina



for lunch



Eventually heading back to the condo for a light dinner



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Interesting things 6/15/10

We started off the day going in to Red Hook to join up with Captain Bobby for a day sail.

Before meeting up with him we spent some time in a marina cafe having a couple of coffee drinks and watching the people and dogs go by.



We headed over to St. John for some wonderful snorkeling at Hawk’s Nest Bay



Followed by a tasty lunch of grilled Mahi and Tuna prepared while we sat and enjoyed the view.



We then headed over to Henley Cay for some more great snorkeling



and then back to Red Hook for drinks and pizza.

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Interesting things 6/14/10

A wonderful view in the morning. This time it was at 4am and I was looking up at the Milky Way near Cassiopea. If you look carefully at the right you’ll see M31.



Some great snorkeling



Rum punches galore



There was also a handsome iguana, great clouds and a view through the sea grape branches, wonderful sunrise, turtles, etc. You get the idea.

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Interesting things I saw today 4/3/10

A happy birthday girl.

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