Russell Island has amazing sunrises. I stand on the back verandah, usually surrounded by birds waiting to be fed, watching the sunrise every morning, and each morning it is different. Sometimes just a red sky, sometimes clouds in different shapes and different colors too. Today the clouds are flat across the horizon and streaking therContinue reading “Another Island Sunrise”
Wooyung Nature Reserve is a secluded coastal reserve close to Byron Bay offering a peaceful retreat away from the crowds. You’ll find a long stretch of deserted golden beach fringed by littoral rainforest and coastal wetlands. And best of all, you’ll probably have it all to yourself. ‘Wooyung’ means ‘slow’ in the local Bundjalung language,Continue reading “Sunrise Wooyung Beach”
I looked back and the barge was loading vehicles. I had to rush back and collect my van and drive it onto the barge to go to the Mainland. When I looked out of the window, there was the sunrise behind the Jetty. The Barge will now travel to Lamb Island, then Macleay Island, KarragarraContinue reading “Jetty Sunrise”
To travel anywhere one must first get off the Island and you need to take the Vehicle Ferry to Redland Bay, the Mainland. I try to take the early morning ferry because I can see the sunrise, Now the days are shorter because its winter, the later ferry also meets the sunrise. You are expectedContinue reading “Russell Island Sunrise from the Jetty”
Scattering affects the color of light coming from the sky, but the details are determined by the wavelength of the light and the size of the particle. The short-wavelength blue and violet are scattered by molecules in the air much more than other colors of the spectrum.
Deep colored stormy sunrise led to a cloudy day with some rain
The sunrises have been amazing with some very bright and deep colors. Small particles of dust and pollution in the air can contribute to (and sometimes even enhance) these colors, but the primary cause of a blue sky and orange/red sunsets or sunrises is scattering by the gas molecules that make up our atmosphere. The colors of the sunset resultContinue reading “Sunrise Russell Island”