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  On  a very wintery Autumn Friday- 20th April 2018- between 1230 hours New Zealand Time …. It’s the third launch of the American-New Zealand Company Rocket lab’s Electron from its launch complex One, East Coast of corner of North Island New Zealand’s Mahia peninsula… As from the second launch 21st January 2018 #StillTesting it …

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#iPhonePhotography | #LunarEclipse2018 #Supermoon #Auckland- Under an extremely blanketed clouded out Cyclone Fehi late night to early morning unstarry skies- A Gallery

February 9, 2018


On a in between almost midnight 31st January – Very weathering clouded extremely clouded out Auckland- New Zealand in bracing for an impending Cyclone Fehi that’s bound arrived in the later hours till midnight on the 31st January to 1st February 2018 in which the event of the Auckland Lunar Eclipse event of the Luna Rosa ended unobserved till four ending in the morning…  From the anticipated Supermoon that’s risen over the hills of One Tree looking towards north eastern direction that slight over right of the summit of one tree hill, in which a mass of crowds have gathered  at the back of Auckland Observatory- Stardome for the courtyard telescopes with a great team of volunteers whom operate them..  as the mass of crowds gather with their photographing camera equipment with their picnic blankets keeping warm throughout the night also the unexpected early hours morning …..

As the Supermoon rises from behind the hill embankments of One Tree Hill, in which the moon is closes towards the Planet earth in its elliptical orbit calling it Apogee, as the apogee moon rise from the horizon the image of the moon is magnified due to the heavy thick Atmospheric layering at the horizon in which increase the image of the moon, than from as it moves towards a higher angle of in the night sky in which it reduced magnification due to the thin atmosphere layer ….. As on the on the other side of hemisphere in Already Tomorrow in Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Space Museum staging various events around Hong Kong one of many in nearby in Tsim Sha Tsui,  Kowloon Park, also Sha Tin also in Central on Hong Kong Island, with very great clear viewing  weather conditions than of Auckland..

the crowds awaits in the Cyclone Fehi Auckland cloudy night skies a the courtyard telescopes at the Auckland Observatory-Stardome

During that onwards towards midnight it the building up of cyclone Fehi clouds started to concentratingly to nomadically increase only to have slightly teasing selectively of viewing the moon as it transition from the earth shadows umbra starting the cast on the Luna Shadow slowly, as it was gate crashing the moments of looking transiting moon,  towards the Luna Rosa.. In which as it gathered upwards to that moment it wasn’t possible to watched as the rain decide to gate crash the event.. Nor to photograph even further… like packing your troubles in that  first  Yosemite night time campfire scene from Star Trek V- The Final Frontier where Captain Kirk, Doctor McCoy’s, Captain Spock camping trip was interrupted ….

  Sometimes Santa Claus does have a hard time in catching up with the times towards the new found Diction and Vocabularies that every next each generation of children speak as New Zealand Children do put a twist in speaking various words in which is not easy for Santa whom is constant busy all the …

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  One of the iconic serious job roles as passengers, iconically traditionally with the airliners culture is the job role of the lolly runner that was set in tradition as flight attendants delivery the candies towards your fellow travelling passengers as they refresh also re-energized of one way of having sweets or various confectionery….before they …

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#YesterdayInAuckland | #Auckland- one Mid Late August Wintery Mission Bay – Rangitoto Island- A Gallery-

August 22, 2017


 

During on one weekend mid Late August 2017, One  wintery Weekend Auckland  heading to  get warmer as it headed towards the Spring season as the daylight seemingly getting warmer and longer.. Also wishing that there was no daylight savings for the summery season… As the weekend warmingly with the ample amount of daylight spreading….

wide View of Mission bay..

There’s one place in Auckland urban, in which is Mission bay, a urban beach line in which you could attend to after work, the weekend in which to escape from work, of the daily chores of home.. Mission bay sits midway along the Tamaki Drive Auckland, with a wide range of local amenities, as to a cosy neighbourhood of cafes, restaurants…  The Beach lies in the Auckland Waitemata Harbour, in which Mission bay has some key historical landmarks, Bastion Point, Trevor Moss Davis Memorial Fountain, with a neighbourhood Gallery…

Among that it has some interesting rock formations into when Auckland’s Volcanic past with as you walk north wise of the beach you can see un sandy buried the frozen lava formations layering like a molten Scoria rock toffee formation… also in the distance is the Rangitoto Island once of Auckland’s Volcanic past in which it lies dormant for a while in the Hauraki Gulf. Rangitoto Island name means Bloody Sky, as it was formed over the period of six thousand years that gate crashed Motutapu Island….

wide view taken from a St Heliers – Achiles Point viewing platform on an August Weekend

It recent residences were from the IWI Ngāti Paoa until recently in the European  Colonization it housed local New Zealand residences with their make shift housing as seen along the wharf locations of the island.. Among wartime it housed World War Two to house United States troops to store mines, also barracks as a look out as to a Communications out post for war time New Zealand…..

 

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