Articles From : StargazerRon

  • Summer Solstice Dawn

    Those of us awake just before dawn on the 2022 Summer Solstice were treated with a rare planetary alignment that won't occur again for nearly two decades. 

  • The Pleiades

    Ron took advantage of the New Year's sparkling clear skies following our bountiful rains to photograph the Pleiades.

  • Flowing To The Sea

    Today is Winter Solstice and the sunsets continue to be glorious.

  • Parade of Lights Highlights

    After a two-year suspension due to Covid the 35th Annual Parade of Lights was a big success at Santa Barbara Harbor.

  • Comet Leonard

    Comet Leonard is 2021’s best comet and is now moving toward its closest point to the sun.

  • Winter Sunsets Are Beginning

    Ron shares a colorful winter sunset over low tide.

  • Andromeda Galaxy

    The Andromeda Galaxy (Messier 31) is now overhead in Santa Barbara's night sky.

  • Fiery Sunset

    An edhat reader shares a photo of a "fiery" sunset from Wednesday.

  • Conjunction Of The Month

    At dusk on Saturday, October 9, clear skies in Santa Barbara revealed the arresting conjunction of the four-day-old crescent Moon shining only 2.5 degrees away from brilliant Venus. 

  • Moon Rise Over the Santa Barbara Channel

    Ronald captured a photo of the moonrise over the Santa Barbara Channel on Sunday.

  • July 4th Fireworks are Back

    Edhat readers share photos and videos of the July 4th fireworks.

  • Flower Supermoon

    Edhat readers share photos of Tuesday evening's Flower Supermoon.

  • April Moon

    Ronald captured a photo of April's full "pink moon."

  • The Moon Has A Rugged Landscape

    Ronald shares a close-up photo of the moon being just 5 days old on March 18.

  • Mars and Pleiades Conjunction

    Beginning on March 3, Mars was within 2.6 degrees of the Pleiades star cluster.

  • Clearing Storm

    Edhat readers share their photos of the passing storm from this week.

  • Double Rainbow

    Ron shares a photo of a double rainbow from Saturday after a light rain.

  • First Moon of 2021

    Ronald shares a photo of the first new moon of 2021 that debuted on January 13.

  • Geminids Meteor

    Ronald shares a photo of a shooting star streaking through Orion's belt above Santa Barbara.

  • Early Winter Sunset

    Ronald shares a colorful Fall sunset from Monday evening.

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