Stars and Fells

We had a run out last night to have a starlit drive through the Lakes, okay, I turned the headlights on when it became dark as driving by starlight was proving difficult πŸ˜‰ We did pause a couple of times, and I liked the look of the stars just starting to appear in the sky above Buttermere and Crummock (photo from halfway up Honister).   Then there was the stars above Blencathra…

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Horrible Horrible Light Pollution

Driving home this morning I decided to take a couple of photographs to show how bad light pollution in this area has become. Farms are now lit up brighter than Blackpool and Penrith is bathed in such a horrendous glow I’m surprised there’s any wildlife left. However, back to the farm… …there area a number of farms in the area that have taken to illuminating their yards/barns/fields to such a degree that the Sun is no longer needed, in fact I’m sure some of those installing lights are trying to…

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