The people in the background are gathered around a powerful telescope set up to view the transit of Venus. Upper left was the Astronomy Club's welcome desk where they handed out sunblock glasses. It took a bit of patience because the sky was overcast but every now and then the clouds would thin. We brought my old welding helmet and a set of welding goggles and they worked for viewing as long as one was looking through thin cloud.
We stayed for a couple of hours and saw the image of Venus Transit projected on a white target. I took a picture but I can not see much in it. Might post it here anyway.
We stopped up at our daughter's and the clouds blew away. I brought her laptop out and put up Ylee's solar cam and checked LowerCal's blog as well and we argued a bit 'cause we were seeing the image in a different orientation than the sat. images.
On my daughter's deck this eve.
This bird was swooping low over the yard