Here at the offices of The Scratching Post, we can always tell if we're going to have a good sunset by the clouds. The clouds are really what make a good sunset. With a low haze, all you get is a muddy sunset. On a clear day, you get a blazing ball of red-orange dipping into the Pacific. On nights like last night, you get some pretty spectacular images. Click on this one for a much better version.
Castor and Pollux silhouetted against the sunset sky.