Here’s what bad seeing looks like. Bad seeing is not clouds or mist or haze. It can happen on a perfectly clear day - one that you’d think is perfect for astronomy. Bad seeing is when the atmosphere churns… from heat radiating just above the rooftops, or from an active jet stream parked miles overhead.
You can’t make a sharp picture when the seeing is this bad. But sometimes you can save the meal from being a total loss with a dash of hot sauce.