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JUST IN CASE YOU NEED TO SHOW THAT BRIGHTON HAS GOT A SKY - HERE'S ALL THE PROOF YOU NEED. WE'VE HEARD THAT OTHER PLACES ON OUR HOST, PLANET EARTH, HAVE SKY TOO - SO SEND IN THOSE FOTOS AND WE'LL PUT 'EM ON OUR INTERNATIONAL GALLERY

IF A PICTURE HAS GOT EVEN A TINY BIT OF SKY IN IT.... THEN WE WANNA SEE IT - SO GET SNAPPING AND SEND 'EM IN

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purple sky - KEMPTOWN

10th April 2005 - Kemptown - this is a picture of my cat looking at a weird lilac purplish coloured sky. You can't really see much of the sky but you can tell how weird it was - if anything the camera didn't pick up the sheer purpleness of the situation (Jacq)

 

transit of venus - HOVE

8th Jun 2004 - Hove - image of the Venus transit projected onto the inside of a box - (Jut)

 

home-made solar telescope - HOVE

8th June 2004 - Hove - this is the kit we used for the Venus transit - a BBQ on wheels, big box, 3 inch telescope and an old coat - (Jut)

 

hot air balloon - A23

Summer 2005 sometime - the A23 - we saw this hot air balloon up in the sky while driving into Brighton after a hard days clattering - (Anelle Tunzi)

 

la lune - PEACEHAVEN

13th June 2005 - Peacehaven - I was looking at the moon through my telescope, stuck a digital camera over the lense and managed to take this photo - (Fiona Hunt)

 

sunset - SEVEN DIALS

29th June 2005 - Vernon Terrace (Seven Dials) - sweet sunset seen from my roof while i was kicking back large with a drink n a smoke in my hammock, lovely - (Jez Davies)

 

northern major lunar standstill - HOLLINGBURY

15 Dec 2005 - Hollingbury Hill Fort - Here's a few folk just kinda hangin about waiting for the moonrise at its winter major standstill, as you do .It was a really peaceful setting and it wasn't even chilly seein as how it was the middle of December- (Riz)

 

full moon at standstill - HOLLINGBURY

15 Dec 2005 - Hollingbury Hill Fort - this is the actual full moon at major standstill, it was pretty special - (Riz)

 

winter solstice - BEAR ROAD

22nd Dec 2005 - Vogue Gyratory - Sunset on Winter Solstice take from my bedroom window, you just about see Venus in middle leftish of photo - ( Freya Molineaux)

 

observatory - KENLEY

28th Jan 2006 - Kenley (Surrey) - the observatory we visited on our little outing - we saw galaxies planets and nebulae - plus the roof swivelled round and everything! (Riz)

 

Brighton Beach

2006 - Brighton Beach - Sunset (Mouse Dismore)

Crazy clouds

2006 - Dyke Road Roundabout -Check out that bit of sky eh? (Mouse Dismore)

Eclipse of the moon

7th Sept 2006 (eclipse of full moon) - Eastbourne - Unfortunately there was a lot of low cloud cover at 7:30, So I went in and had diner. About 45 minutes later I looked out of my window and what Did I see? (Greg Draven)

Eclipse of the moon

7th Sept 2006 (eclipse of full moon) - Hollingbury Hill Fort -The Sun went down and the Moon came up already with the eclipse shadow covering it (Mouse Dismore)

Eclipse of the moon

7th Sept 2006 (eclipse of full moon) - Hollingbury Hill Fort - Close up of Moon at Eclipse (Mouse Dismore)

looking out to sea

7th Sept 2006 (eclipse of full moon) - Hollingbury Hill Fort - Just above the shoreham power station you can see the Isle of Wight in the distance (Mouse Dismore)

 

Eclipse of the moon

3rd March 2007 (eclipse of full moon) - Hollingbury Hillfort - Once the Moon is eclipsed it glowed a dark red as only light filtered by the Earths atmosphere is reflected off it (Mouse Dismore)

Eclipse of the moon

3rd March 2007 (eclipse of full moon) - Hollingbury Hillfort - as well as half a dozen telescopes there was a real party atmosphere celebrating this cosnmic allignment (Mouse Dismore)

close aproach of venus and the moon

18th June 2007 (close aproach of the Moon and Venus) - central Brighton - Not as crisp as they might be because I couldn't find my tripod so hand held leaning against the greenhouse (Mouse Dismore)

close aproach of venus and the moon

25th Aug 2007 - waxing gibbous Moon over Brighton Pier -taken while leaning on a phonebox on the promenade (Mouse Dismore)

Big thanks to all the contributers - if you would like the fame and glory/embarassment of having your photos here, send it along with the date, where it was taken and some blurb

 

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