No Vacancy

Back in 2018, our best friend give us a Bluebird house for our back yard for Christmas. The Bluebirds are a group of medium-sized, mostly insectivorous or omnivorous birds .  They are part of the thrush family. Bluebirds are one of the few thrush genera in the Americas. We prep the bird house, and placed in our backyard according to the instructions.  It should be … Continue reading No Vacancy

Astronomy Night Hammocks Beach State Park and More

The Astronomy Club (Crystal Coast Stargazers) had an event at Hammocks Beach State Park on the 7th of March. Even though I don’t have a telescope, I attended the event with with my neighbor and took pictures.  On the 7th, the Moon was in Waxing Gibbous phase at 93% full.  The club set up telescopes so viewers can look at the Moon and constellations.  Because … Continue reading Astronomy Night Hammocks Beach State Park and More

Cape Lookout Lighthouse

I am a member of the Crystal Coast Star Gazers .  The Crystal Coast Star Gazers club is working with the National Park office for the  Cape Lookout National Seashore  to designate Cape Lookout as a dark sky site.  I had the opportunity to camp over night at the Cape Lookout National Seashore to view the Milky Way in the morning sky. So when is … Continue reading Cape Lookout Lighthouse

Moon Setting on the 8th of February

The Full Moon is called the Snow Moon in February, but there is slacking of snow in the eastern portion of the United States this winter.  The weather has been above average on the east coast, especially in North Carolina and the South.  They did have snow in the Atlanta area on Saturday, but on the coast in North Carolina the weather was perfect, on … Continue reading Moon Setting on the 8th of February

Full Snow Moon

The Full Snow Moon occurred on Sunday, February 9, at 2:33 a.m. EST (or 0733 GMT).  I wasn’t up that early to observer the Full Moon, but I was up around sunrise to see the moonset on 8th of February.  The weather conditions were not favorable to observe the Full Moon on 9th in my area. The Full Moon of February, called the Snow Moon.  … Continue reading Full Snow Moon