420 Orion

Best viewed full screen.

Our front door just about faces due south. That means this time of the year when I leave the house for my morning walk, if the sky is clear, I get a quite spectacular view of the sky, especially Orion.

That constellation was especially prominent as I stepped out this morning. It’s always lovely to see it. Now, for whatever reason I can’t think of I didn’t stop to take a picture at that point.

This picture was taken about 15 minutes later, when I was in the centre of town. What surprised me was given the huge amount of light pollution was just how visible the constellation appears. If you look at the belt and seeing the sword, towards the bottom of which is a blurry object, which I think could be Messier 42, The Orion Nebula. Now, if it is, I am astounded and delighted,

The thing that really disappointed me though, is the lack of other stars caused by light pollution. Can you imagine what the sky would be like if we could take away all the artificial lighting? I think nothing less than spectacular. I’d really love to see that.

Published by Bill

I just want to write, but I prefer to stay away from controversial topics like politics. I am happy to confess that at the moment, I am writing for me. If you enjoy my writings, and I hope you do then that is all the better.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Sanslartigue 2

Sanslartigue 2: The silent camera continued

sherlyn mae hernandez

travel writer and street photographer

Fluffys Place

My website for my blog posts, reviews and other random things

Ominous The Spirit

Ominous The Spirit is an artist that makes music, paints, and creates photography. He donates 100% of profits to charity.

My Healthy Understanding

Health , wellness , wellbeing and positive mindset creation

Leighton Buzzard Photographic Club

A passion for photography

All About Pigeons

A Site Dedicated To Everything Pigeon

From Mage Mind

When a mage is sharing what's on his mind. Positivity, Motivation, Life, Success, Love, Friend, Smile, Marketing, Writing, Creativity and Good Ideas.

Think Like A Plant

A personal blog of a plant lover

The Photographer Roamed the Streets...

... and met these people on her way

Maria Vincent Robinson

Photographer Of Life and moments

Writing about...Writing

Some coffee, a keyboard and my soul! My first true friends!

Amarela Space

I'm just another dreamer...

Edge of Humanity Magazine

An Independent Non-Discriminatory Platform With No Religious, Political, Financial, or Social Affiliations

%d bloggers like this: