The Dry Canyon - 20 December 2014

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Party - Albert, Dave

After visiting Rocky Creek Canyon, we headed off and set up camp at the head of The Dry Canyon. Then in the later afternoon - we wandered down to the canyon. Here are some photos -

Above - Hyacinth Orchid (Dipodium punctatum)

Above - Aboriginal hand stencil on the wall of a cave near the start of the canyon

Upper Constriction

Lower Constriction

Above - Albert in the canyon

Above the Lower Constriction

Above - Looking at Donkey Mountain in the Wolgan Valley

Above - Hyacinth Orchid (Dipodium punctatum)


It was a dark, moonless night - so I set up my camera for some night shots

Above - The constellation Orion - showing the Orion Nebula (M42) - top left, the red giant - Betelgeuse - lower right, and you can just see the Horsehead Nebula to the right of the topmost of the three stars that make up Orion's Belt

Above - The Milky Way and two small companion galaxies (The Clouds of Magellan)

Above - Between Sirius and Canopus - the faint green glow of Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy

The next day we visited Hole in the Wall Canyon

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