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Wednesday, September 16, 2015

The Milky Way arcs over our garage last night. Note the meteor streaking through the center of the frame!

The Milky Way arcs over our garage last night. Note the meteor streaking through the center of the frame!

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:15AM it’s currently 52 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 51, barometric pressure 30.32”. Yesterday’s high was 78, and the overnight low was 51.

Forecast:

Strong high pressure will continue to bring unseasonably warm and dry weather to the region through Saturday. We’ll see sunny skies today with highs in the lower 80s and light and variable winds. Tonight should be clear with patchy fog after midnight. Lows will be in the mid 50s with light and variable winds.

Thursday should be sunny with highs in the lower 80s and light and variable winds. Thursday night should be clear with lows in the upper 50s and ight and variable winds.

Friday’s looking sunny with highs in the lower 80s and southwest winds around 10 mph. Friday night should be clear with lows in the upper 50s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 64 and a low of 46. We picked up 0.07″ or rain.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 70 °F and lows of 51.
The record high was 92°F in 1939.
The record low was 30°F in 1964.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 6:31 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:01 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 13h 27m
Length of Day: 12h 29m
Tomorrow will be 3m2s shorter.

The Moon is a waxing crescent, 3d 4h old with 9% illumination.
Moonrise: 9:37 AM EDT
Moonset: 8:41 PM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

I took my new Panasonic Lumix GM5 camera out under the stars last night to see how it captured the Milky Way. I was not disappointed. I was pleased to see I’d captured a fine meteor as it streaked across the sky!

Panasonic Lumix GM5, Lumix 20mm lens, ISO 1600, f/1.7, 20″ exposure.

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4 responses

  1. Shelly McSweeney

    Fabulous John! Thank you!

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    September 16, 2015 at 7:34 am

    • You’re most welcome—thank you!

      September 16, 2015 at 2:37 pm

  2. Ken Kretzer

    Fantastic photo!

    September 16, 2015 at 9:30 am

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