Thursday, 27 October 2016

Garden tick!

Long overdue, given that Blofield Heath seems to be on a flyway from the Yare to the Bure Valleys: this morning a Curlew flew north-east across the house calling!

Earlier, at around 5.30,  a lovely waning crescent Moon hung in the western sky. The Mare Humorum ('Sea of Moistures') shows well at 'six o' clock', as does the large crater Gassendi on its edge. This was considered as a landing site for Apollo 17 in 1972...
 



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