Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Orion, the Hunter


On a cold, windy night (for Tokyo) under a nearly full moon along the Tamagawa (Tama River). The lack of 4 real seasons in Tokyo makes cold, numb, fingers a rare, and pleasurable experience. One can even occasionally see stars, but that night the "cold" was the reason for going.

2 comments:

Chris (i-cjw.com) said...

Oh, superb! That first photo, especially, quite took my breath away. I don't think I've ever managed to see Orion from central Tokyo..

David said...

Thanks Chris.

I've rarely seen it either.There have been a few unusually clear nights since the first of the year.

That same night I was actually able to get a meteor in one photo during exposure, but somehow moved the camera and ruining a once in a lifetime shot.