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Wall of orange over The Rockies.

Wall of orange over The Rockies.

Thunderstorm wannabes. No moisture, just quiet beauty.

Thunderstorm wannabes. No moisture, just quiet beauty.

That glow? Where Alien spacecraft landed. Fusion engine. Our sun.

That glow? Where Alien spacecraft landed. Fusion engine. Our sun.

Huge, July Colorado sky.

Huge, July Colorado sky.

First space “selfie.” Buzz Aldrin, Gemini XII, 1966.

Marvelous, marvelous story. Watch.
Forty-five years ago today, astronauts Aldrin, Michael Collins and Neil Armstrong launched atop a Saturn V rocket on their historic, successful Apollo 11 mission to land on the moon.
Armstrong and Aldrin also walked on it.

First space “selfie.” Buzz Aldrin, Gemini XII, 1966.

Marvelous, marvelous story. Watch.

Forty-five years ago today, astronauts Aldrin, Michael Collins and Neil Armstrong launched atop a Saturn V rocket on their historic, successful Apollo 11 mission to land on the moon.

Armstrong and Aldrin also walked on it.

Thunderstorm meets sunset.

Thunderstorm meets sunset.

Good morning, Colorado.

Good morning, Colorado.

Impressive Colorado thunderhead.

Impressive Colorado thunderhead.

Sometimes, the colors look as if they’re reaching for you.

Sometimes, the colors look as if they’re reaching for you.

Please, come in. Sunset Colorado.

Please, come in. Sunset Colorado.

Sprites - Gravity Wave Clouds:

“‘Every day this week, I have been able to photograph red sprites shooting up from the tops of thunderstorms 400 miles away in Colorado, Nebraska and Kansas,’” reports Jan Curtis of Santa Fe, NM. On June 27th he saw something more: “At around 10:30PM MDT, gravity wave clouds developed and intensified through midnight.”

This photo shows a red sprite cutting through the green ripples.

Source:
Jan Curtis / spaceweather.com

Sprites - Gravity Wave Clouds:

“‘Every day this week, I have been able to photograph red sprites shooting up from the tops of thunderstorms 400 miles away in Colorado, Nebraska and Kansas,’” reports Jan Curtis of Santa Fe, NM. On June 27th he saw something more: “At around 10:30PM MDT, gravity wave clouds developed and intensified through midnight.”

This photo shows a red sprite cutting through the green ripples.

Source:
Jan Curtis / spaceweather.com

Windy, high-based T-storm. Two hours later? Quiet Colorado sunset.

Orange ball. Sunset Colorado. Let’s play soccer with it.

Orange ball. Sunset Colorado. Let’s play soccer with it.

Full “Strawberry” “Honey” “Rose” Moon. Grow fur and howl.

Full “Strawberry” “Honey” “Rose” Moon. Grow fur and howl.

Mammatus clouds Colorado.

Mammatus clouds Colorado.