Waxing Gibbous Moon: Oct 2019

October 13th was the 4th Intermediate Moon Phase, a Waxing (getting bigger!) Gibbous Moon. Approximately 99.5% of the moon was visible. There are 4 Intermediate and 4 Primary Moon Phases. Your geographical location determines where the Moon Phases appear to be visible, although the Phases are the same worldwide. Interesting, right? I made this photograph…

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Azure blue sky

Late yesterday evening, it was very stormy and the sky was such a gorgeous azure blue color. This photograph was made just before dusk. About an hour later, the rain really poured. This photograph has not been altered; the colors are exactly what was visible. ‘See the hint of violet near the lower edge? Definitely…

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The ice is here…

Here is a photograph of the ice that has begun to move into our area this morning. It is currently 8:011 AM CDT. We are under a weather advisory through 6 PM tonight. This may not appear to be much to some people, but here in northwest Alabama we do not usually get a lot…

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Snow in…March!

Yes, snow in March for northwest Alabama. ‘Made this photo just after midnight, with the Nikon™ set for snow scene. So incredible, isn’t it? About ten years ago, I was living in Mississippi and we actually got ice one March. So, the groundhog must have been correct- more winter weather. Just looking forward to the…

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Snow for the South

Here in the South USA we usually do not get very much snow. The past couple of weeks proved otherwise, though. I made the photo above early yesterday morning, when most of north Alabama got a lot of snow. It is said that this accumulation ranged from 3″ to 13″ across north Alabama, setting a…

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