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Sunset and Milky Way

Last Friday evening was a calm, clear evening.  I checked my PhotoPills app, my nighttime photo planning tool, and saw that the Milky Way would be prime, running from south-southwest straight overhead to north-northeast.  The moon wouldn’t be rising until after midnight.  So, I decided to try to capture the Milky Way.  Because Traverse City is northwest of my location and would cause lots of […]

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Starry Night

I went down to the lake about 10:30 tonight to see the stars.  WOW!  What a night for the stars.  It was a perfect evening with the moon having set earlier, no clouds, and mild weather.  I was able to see the milky way for the first time in a long time. I sat on the dock for half an hour, taking pictures and watching […]

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