It would have been unwise…

We decided to stay up a bit later than usual last night to catch a glimpse of C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) – hereto known after as Neowise, or Neo the Wise. Anyway, we sat and watched the sky change and the stars slowly appear, it became a little chilly so I grabbed a glass of whisky (I’ve got to consider my health after all ;-)). The horizon where Neo the Wise would be putting on its show was cloudy, the cloud gradually built up so we retreated inside. Scroll forward a…

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Comet Lulin

Last night the clouds broke, it’s not quite a miracle but near enough 😉 Sadly even though the clouds had virtually gone the wind was still there (it’s one of the downsides of living on a hillside being exposed to the winds a bit more), so with the wind there was little point digging out the ‘scope I did however manage to get a look at Comet Lulin through binoculars. Okay, binoculars don’t give you the amazing clarity you see in the wonderful photographs that have been posted online for…

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