Campfire by Moonlight - Dennis Mammana
With early evening temperatures cooling rapidly in Southern California’s Anza-Borrego Desert, our intrepid total lunar eclipse campout group hovered around the toasty campfire sharing stories, S’mores and “liquid refreshment” as the full moon illuminated the wispy cirrus clouds and the surrounding desert. The eclipse was still 7-1/2 hours away, but the clouds lasted the night. By eclipse time temperatures hovered near 27F, but everyone was up to enjoy our last total lunar eclipse until 2014. 

Campfire by Moonlight - Dennis Mammana

With early evening temperatures cooling rapidly in Southern California’s Anza-Borrego Desert, our intrepid total lunar eclipse campout group hovered around the toasty campfire sharing stories, S’mores and “liquid refreshment” as the full moon illuminated the wispy cirrus clouds and the surrounding desert. The eclipse was still 7-1/2 hours away, but the clouds lasted the night. By eclipse time temperatures hovered near 27F, but everyone was up to enjoy our last total lunar eclipse until 2014. 

 
Stunning image of an aurora as seen in Tromsø, Norway. The solar wind combines with moonlight and snow for a once-in-a-lifetime view. Even more spectacular views might arrive today, when stronger solar winds hit our magnetic field.
Photo by Thilo Bubek. [Via Space Weather]

 

Stunning image of an aurora as seen in Tromsø, Norway. The solar wind combines with moonlight and snow for a once-in-a-lifetime view. Even more spectacular views might arrive today, when stronger solar winds hit our magnetic field.

Photo by Thilo Bubek. [Via Space Weather]