Mason and I decided that one road trip was not enough, so we headed out at 1 am in search of a clear patch of sky. We drove in the direction of the Cherry Grove observatory that the Minnesota astonomers like, intending not to go all the way, per se, but to stop somewhere on Goodhue County Highway 1 to see what could be seen. I didn't think we'd make it out of cloud cover, but somewhere around Canon Falls, MN, we started to see stars in the sky. So, I drove a little further and we pulled off in a corn field.
We just got situated on the trunk of the car when, sure enough, we saw a bright light streak across the sky. It was the only one we saw, however, because the wind picked up and the clouds rushed in.
Still. Kind of a magical moment.
If it clears up, we're going to try again tonight.