Astronomy

Astronomy and Weather Phenomena



Being fortunate to live in an area of no street lighting we have developed a much greater awareness of the night sky since living here at "Na Fir Chlis"

Here are some of the things we have seen plus links to other pages.

Aurora Borealis as seen from Na Fir Chlis CLICK for more information and pictures
The Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights as seen from our garden

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Lunar Eclipse 3rd March 2007
The Lunar Eclipse on 3rd March 2007


Annular Solar Eclipse as seen from Na Fir Chlis CLICK for more information and pictures
The Annular Solar Eclipse as seen from Opinan

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The Transit of Venus as seen from Na Fir Chlis CLICK for more information and pictures
The Transit of Venus

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Brocken Spectre
Brocken Spectre
A ghostly haloed shadow!


Summer Solstice
The Summer Solstice Sunset


Solar Eclipse CLICK for more information and pictures
Solar Eclipse Kenya 1980

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Moon Phase CLICK for more information
The Current Phase of the Moon

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All pictures © Ian Van Hinsbergh Last Update 11th November 2014