Winter in Maine

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Jan 052015
 

Hoarfrost is a new thing to me. I suppose I’ve seen it before in smaller form and not had the word to name it.

Hoarfrost on snow


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Persistent ion train Sept 24, 2014

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Sep 272014
 

This is one of the nicest persistent ion trains I’ve captured. It lasted until the first light of dawn started washing the stars from the sky.

4:57am - 5:18am on September 24, 2014

The full night timelapse is nearly dusk to dawn and includes a bit of aurora and airglow. This video was compiled from 1,034 still photos taken between 7:51pm Sept 23 – 5:27am Sept 24

Fireflies in June

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Jun 232014
 

I was traveling when Heather reported the first firefly on June 7. By mid-June they were out in massive numbers and are an ongoing spectacle now.

Fireflies and Star Trails No. 1

18 frames, 25 second long exposures, from  my backyard meadow in Milo, Maine from 10:35-10:51pm on June 18, 2014.
18 frames, 25 second long exposures, from my backyard meadow in Milo, Maine from 10:35-10:51pm on June 18, 2014.

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