Category Archives: The Sky

Super Blue Blood Moon Eclipse

Just before dawn on the last day of December, the moon put on a show. It was a blue moon, which just means that it was the second full moon in the month. This doesn’t change the way it looks … Continue reading

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Eclipse

The solar eclipse path of totality crossed north of Colorado. In the Springs, it maxed out at 89%. Everyone at work wandered out on the patio every so often to see the progress. Someone brought plates with screens for us … Continue reading

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Virga

Virga is rain hanging like a curtain under a cloud that evaporates before reaching the ground. We see it a lot in Colorado. This was one of the most extreme examples.

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And Now for the Weather

I took a walk after work on Wednesday. As the sun set, I could see a band of dark clouds moving east over the mountains. On Thursday morning, we woke up in the middle of a cloud, and it lasted … Continue reading

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Sunrise, Sunset

Sunset, January 18 Sunset, January 25 — I posted this next one on Facebook and asked, “Am I the only one who thinks tonight’s sky looks like Abe Lincoln exhaling?” Some people agreed, but a few thought it looked more … Continue reading

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