On May 26th, Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier revealed their newly revitalized Ferris Wheel. A small fireworks show was put on to celebrate this, Pacific Park’s 20th anniversary, and the 125th anniversary of the Santa Monica Pier. So, without further ado, the fireworks…!
Posts tagged ‘USA’
Back in May of this year, the last Transit of Venus in our lifetimes occurred. This was a grand event, with a rich history, ( http://www.transitofvenus.org/ ). Venus transits were used to gain the first realistic estimates of the size of the Solar System…
After viewing the spectacle through several telescopes and directly (with protection, of course!), I was heading out. But, when I passed the sundial and inspiration hit – and viola!
Happy Independence Day!
A photo from last year’s celebration on the Colorado river near Laughlin, NV, by the Pipa Aha Macav Tribe of the Mojave Nation. A great mix of new and fading fireworks, and if you look closely at the reflection, well, I’ll let you see for yourself…
See you Wednesday!