adventures in nature

20150621 happy summer solstice / moon, venus, and jupiter

happy solstice, longest day of the year! literally, not figuratively – as in my mind i’ve had MUCH longer days this year.

it was a beautiful night up in the hills, soft light, light winds, and the smell of tar weed pervading the air. as darkness crept in the crickets provided a soundtrack to my wander. venus and jupiter grow closer still, and in the pictures below from tonight you can see the moon on the left, the star regulus in the constellation leo faintly visible next to the right, followed by the planets jupiter and venus. the mountain in the distance is mt tamalpais. quite a sight.

one from last night …

2 responses

  1. Tom Dautrich

    Great pics!

    Sent from my iPad

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    June 22, 2015 at 12:21 pm

  2. like your imagery: “… as darkness crept in the crickets provided a soundtrack to your wonder” …

    June 22, 2015 at 1:21 pm

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