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Overnight

Lo29° Partly Cloudy

Saturday

Hi43° Partly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo35° Mostly Cloudy

Sunday

Hi44° Decreasing Clouds

Sunday Night

Lo23° Slight Chance Snow

Monday

Hi32° Chance Snow Showers

Monday Night

Lo20° Chance Snow Showers

Tuesday

Hi28° Mostly Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo14° Mostly Clear

Wednesday

Hi26° Mostly Sunny

Milky Way Still Out There

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With it getting darker much earlier I was able to get some Milky Way shots and avoid the moonlight and be home by 8:30. Shooting the Milky Way in the summer can be a challenge because it stays light very late. The winter months with the longer nights makes Milky Way pictures easier, but you have to time it correctly.

There are always trade offs when shooting the stars. Yes, in the summer you stay up late but most of the time you can wear shorts and a t-shirt. The winter months you're often dealing with the cold and icy roads.

Last night on Wenatchee Heights it was a pleasant 50 degrees and stars could be seen all the way to the horizon. No clouds or haze was obscuring the sky.

Satellite
Satellite in the Milky Way
Milky Way October
From Wenatchee Heights
ISS
ISS seen from Wenatchee Heights