Mt. Pisgah Summer Solstice

Friday, June 21, 2013
Leader: Janet Jacobsen
Hike: 3 miles, 1000 ft (Moderate)

Thirteen of us joined the crowd for the 8:59pm sunset to view the sun rays glow through the slot in the sighting pedestal. The moonrise at 7:15 pm one day before the Super Moon meant that we hiked down under a spectacular moon. Back at the gate, we sighted a planet and a reddish twinkling star near the moon. They were later identified as Venus and Antares in the constellation Scorpio.

Members: Janet Jacobsen, Susan Sanazaro, Jennifer Haynes, Cindy Rust, Jorry Rolfe, Dan Bates, Ed Lichtenstein, Verlean McCoy, Jim Whitfield, Carl Hassman, Todd Larsen. Nonmembers: Dana Furgerson, Dan Udovic.

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