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Category Archives: Physical Environment
I have the impression that in addition to the timing, the character of sunsets changes throughout the year here in Sitka. Of course seasonal changes have corresponding shifts in prevailing weather patterns. As we watch from town over the months … Continue reading
Back in February 2010 I happened to be coming out of UAS at around sunset, so I went over toward the airport to get a better view of it. I was a bit surprised to see a distinct sun pillar … Continue reading
Although I don’t think today’s rain was ever heavy, it was steady. It made it easier for me stay inside and do more work catching up. Today’s efforts were directed more to dealing with various small critters, most of them … Continue reading
Distant Peregrine Falcon flying in front of a backdrop of billowing cumulus clouds. Taken near St. Lazaria.
I was impressed by the intensity of this rainbow I saw recently, and also by its width. I remember reading that the brightness of a rainbow has to do with the size of the water droplets that the sun is … Continue reading