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Sunrises, moon sets

A couple of nice sunrises last week:

A cloud bank lies just east of the Continental Divide, with some lenticular shapes protruding.

A cloud bank lies just east of the Continental Divide, with some lenticular shapes protruding.

The morning sun briefly flashes off Mt. Meeker and Long's Peak before rising above the clouds to the east [behind us in this view], smothering everything in shadow.

The morning sun briefly flashes off Mt. Meeker and Long's Peak before rising above the clouds to the east [behind us in this view], smothering everything in shadow.

And a shot of the full moon descending towards the western horizon:

Purple alpenglow suffuses the horizon as the full moon sets just at sunrise.

Purple alpenglow suffuses the horizon as the full moon sets just at sunrise.