Peak 5390

Last week I went to a presentation put on by the group that would like to protect a collection of E.W. Merrill glass plate negatives by purchasing them from the remnant of Sheldon Jackson College and donating them to the Sitka National Historical Park. Part of the display were many prints that people had and … Read more

End of Noctilucent Cloud Season

I saw on SpaceWeather.com (a site I check daily) that this year’s northern hemisphere noctilucent cloud season is over. There was a somewhat hard to follow, but still interesting, animation of this season’s noctilucent clouds from a satellite view. Centered over the north pole, the extent of the cloud imagery (though not the underlying map) … Read more