Smoky sunrise as central NSW burns

Posted by barbara on September 20, 2011

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Not your usual sunrise as smoke haze masks the sun's customary early morning brilliance

After a weekend of fuel load management across the Sydney Basin and beyond, the particulate haze creates an environmental filter that dulls the rising sun.

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Looking east towards Bradleys Head, Macquarie Lighthouse and the Tasman Sea

Looking for all the world like a spectacular moon on the rise, the sun makes its way into a smoke riddled early morning sky.

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The 'something in the air' that is reddening the rising sun is particulate matter, as in smoke haze

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