Civil Twilight…5:45 am….click to see Venus
I see Venus. I’m glad it has passed us and emerged into morning twilight. A telescope will reveal it as a thin crescent. Sounds like a challenge photo for me.
Thanks for those nice shots, Steve.
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Could you see the moon behind you?
Yes and no. The road I walked to get here is through the woods, almost like a tunnel. So periodically I could see the moon up there above and through the trees, but not from my final location for these shots. It did help with the mid-ground lighting a little bit.
Silly me. When I read you first words I continued in my mind with I see France and so on.
I await the results of your taking the challenge.
Clearly, grade school was the same across the country during a certain era.
And also clearly, some of us…mostly me…still have some grade school in us.
So peaceful and lovely, Steve.
That it was, Melissa. And very quiet…not even the sound of a loon, which would have been quite welcome. But silence was nice.
I’ve come to deeply appreciate silence. My siblings and I are trying to sell my dad’s house, but when my daughter and I go there, out in the country, we are taken by how much silence and space there is and can’t help but ask ourselves whether we don’t want to keep it. Can’t, though. Property taxes would kill us, for one thing!
Yes, without a steady and large income affording to keep property is more difficult every day. I hope that, wherever you end up, there is country and peace nearby if not surrounding you.
Me too 🙂
I clicked and saw. Nice work Steve.
What a great pair. Seeing you do twilight is rare.
There are two twilights to each day, Steve. So it is something I do often…but mostly the morning version.
I overlooked the times you gave. Bad me.
If I had a nickel for all the things I’ve overlooked…well, maybe it wouldn’t be enough to retire on, but at least I could buy a bunch of ice cream cones.
Usually, when I hear “twilight,” I think of the song “Twilight Time.” This is a lovely morning version. I happened to be out and about early enough to see Venus this morning, myself. I’m really anxious for a good cold front to move through and take the humidity and haze with it, so I can see more stars. It’s not quite the season, yet.
We are feeling the same here, Linda. I don’t know how they do it, but we had our roof reshingled yesterday by a crew of 8 or 9 guys and they all survived.
I remember that song too.
I’m glad you got to see Venus.
Both of these are excellent but I really like the sun blazing a trail as it sets behind the hills.
Thanks, Yvonne. I was really excited to see the cloud formation and it’s reflection.
Such a special way to bring your day to an end…Gorgeous photos.
Thanks, Charlie. It was a great way to start the day.
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