Category Archives: astronomical

High Tide, Setting Crescent

We went out to Starrigavan to check on the high tide. It was forecast to be one of the highest of the year, and there was a bit of atmospheric bonus that looked promising to get higher than that from … Continue reading

Posted in astronomical, photojournal, Tides | Leave a comment

Morning Low Tide and Spectacular Evening Skies

This morning the kids and I took advantage of sunny weather and a low tide to visit John Brown’s Beach and check out some of the work being done by some visiting scientists. They were setting up experiments in about … Continue reading

Posted in astronomical, Clouds, photojournal, Sunrise/Sunset, tidepooling | Leave a comment


Posted in Air and Sky, astronomical | Tagged | Leave a comment

Early Morning Walk

I was up before 6 this morning and took a walk down to O’Connell Bridge. It was enjoyable to take some long-exposure photographs in the predawn light.

Posted in Air and Sky, astronomical, photojournal | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Northern Lights

Over the past couple of years the sun has been in a solar minimum, a consequence of which has been auroras that are only rarely strong enough to be seen from Sitka. Combined with frequently cloudy skies, the northern lights … Continue reading

Posted in astronomical, photo | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Moonrise over Crescent Bay

I took a little time while on my way home last night to shoot some pictures of the moon rising over the mountains and Crescent Bay.

Posted in astronomical, photo | Tagged , , | Leave a comment