Northerly winds easing this morning. Maximum temperature 3 °C.
A bitterly cold day with northerly winds strengthening through the day. Maximum temperature 3 °C.
“The Geminid meteor shower from the mysterious asteroid Phaeton (the only one of its kind) begins on December 3rd and peaks on the night of December 13th/14th, and will be best seen after midnight, once the Moon is down.”
Images from Orphir looking towards Hoy by Nick Morrison
“For the Spirit of Solstice, is still living here….”
“Sunrise over the meadow and the Bay…..17 December…2020……”
” The winter solstice is on December 21st, also the date of a close conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn.”
In the (not so bleak) Mid Winter
The lights of the city
The Moon will be Full on December 12th, New on December 26th.