Another successful failure…

Knowing the Perseid meteor shower was peaking this weekend, I have been thinking about trying to use my “new” camera to try to capture some of it.  I had purchased an inexpensive intervelometer, which is a timer that allows you to set up timed exposures and can control repeated shots, it literally is a interval controller with an exposure timerContinue readingAnother successful failure…

The Full Sturgeon Moon and different eclipses

According to almanac.com: Some Native American tribes called the August Moon the “Sturgeon Moon” because they knew that the sturgeon of the Great Lakes and Lake Champlain were most readily caught during this Full Moon. They also called August’s Moon the “Full Green Corn Moon.” Different tribes had different Moon name preferences. Other examples for August are: “Wheat Cut Moon”Continue readingThe Full Sturgeon Moon and different eclipses