It all began with a wonderful sunset on Sunday evening.
Then the harvest moon rose and hung low and lustrous in the sky, and huge as it does just after it appears.
A few hours later I grabbed some sleep, knowing that my resident astronomer would wake me up later to see this and more.
|Photograph by Harry|
The constellations grew clearer in the still night as the moon's light dimmed. I recognised The Plough, Orion, Cassiopeia, Auriga, and Perseus - getting better!
The only downside was that I was late waking up to lead my friends on a walk the next day, but they were quite affable and what's an hour among mates?