S#86: Starry Night

My mission of awesomeness was to visit an observatory or planetarium. In an odd coincidence, both of Canberra’s star-gazing places (Stromlo and Dickson) have burnt down in unrelated incidents (presumably we’re getting invaded by an army of high-flying yaks who needed to ensure they aren’t seen).

So CJ and I took a picnic rug and went and lay down in a park late last night to ask one another what on earth we were looking at. It was very romantic, even if I did (evidently) forget to take a star map with us.

Plus, since my convict girl and the bushranger do something very similar in my steampunk novel, it totally counts as research.

Published by Felicity Banks Books

I write books (mainly adventure fantasy for kids and young adults), real-time twittertales, and a blog of Daily Awesomeness. @Louise_Curtis_ and http://twittertales.wordpress.com. My fantasy ebook is on sale at https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/278981.

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