#SkyCandy of the Week: Dusted galaxy

Each week on the blog, I’ll pick one viewer photo for the #SkyCandy of the Week award. The prize? Pride! Astronomy typically takes a back seat during the Monsoon. For John Sirlin, the clouds broke up enough to snag quite a pairing: a dust storm & the Milky Way!

Courtesy: John Sirlin
Courtesy: John Sirlin

Photographer: John Sirlin

Location: Casa Grande, AZ

Date taken: July 31st, 2016

That’s what he said:

Sunday’s haboob was the second to roar through Pinal County in three days. John’s keen weather eye spotted the potential earlier that morning in one of the computer models we use.

Honorable Mentions


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