#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

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s