Thursday, 13 August 2015

Nighttime Manoeuvres

Last night we went to the cliffs that form the southern edge of the Isle of Purbeck to see what the Perseid meteor shower had in store for us. On the horizon, far to the south, lightning lit up the clouds and thunder played its backing track as we wondered just how much time we had before the stars disappeared. As it happened, the rain took its time and we were treated to a wonderful display of meteors as they streaked across the sky.
No shots of the meteors, but it really was good fun to watch and if that wasn't enough, Glow-worms kept me amused.


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