Tag Archives: Milky Way


February 2021 Milky Way

The month is almost over. I got out this morning to photograph my fist 2021 Milky Way. I had about 30 minutes between moonset and the beginning of astro twilight. Fun!


Blue Ridge Parkway Milky Way


Milky Way at the Oak Island Pier


Green Swamp Milky Way

I headed into the NC Brunswick County Green Swam for some Milky Way pictures. The Green Swamp is one of the darkest/isolated areas around. Still had to watch out for trucks flying by. Thanks Christine […]


Watching Stars and Planets

Saturn, Jupiter, Mars and the Milky Way – Oak Island, NC


NC 133 Tobacco Barn

Tobacco Barn on NC 133 between Southport and Wilmington on the Orton Plantation.


International Space Ship and the Milky Way

The International Space Station (ISS) as it passes in front of the Milky Way in Oak Island, NC


Devil’s Tower National Monument

Hulett, Wyoming This summer I had the opportunity to visit Devil’s Tower National Monument in Wyoming with “National Parks at Night”. What a great trip. Great landscape, stars and people.


Pier into the Ocean

Oak Island Pier, Oak Island, NC


Watching the Stars!

Oak Island (Brunswick County), NC


Light up the night!


Green Swamp Milky Way

The Green Swamp area of Brunswick County, NC is a remote area without many homes (and consequently not many lights). I visited an area of the Green swamp this morning (arrival at 4:30am). In this […]