12 April 2009

Easter Sunday

The corresponding full moon appeared on Thursday. Going downstairs early that morning, well before sunrise, I noticed a bright light on the horizon. It was the full moon setting, only the top half visible. It was exceptionally beautiful and reminded me of other astronomical phenomena I've witnessed : a thin crescent moon clinging to the side of the Eiffel Tower just before dawn, a full eclipse of the sun (twice), a bright red sunrise completely filling the sky on my first trans-Atlantic flight, a meteor (meteorite?) shower, and best of all, an aurora borealis.

1 comment:

SonofPearl said...

The night sky really is a wonderful and awe-inspiring thing!