Archive for the 'Photos' Category

24
Apr
08

Awesome Weather Photos

Weather Underground Photo Galleries

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24
Apr
08

13 years of NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day

All, thirteen years, in text links. It’s going to take a while for you to get through this:

http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/archivepix.html

10
Mar
08

The “Red Square”

The Red Square

This image announces a new arrival in the pantheon of exotically beautiful celestial objects. We have christened this startlingly symmetrical nebula “The Red Square” for its color and form, and also in recognition of its close cousin – the celebrated Red Rectangle nebula.

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03
Mar
08

Gravity

Given that The Milky Way, and our nearest galactic neighbor, The Andromeda Galaxy are moving towards each other, this will be their fate some 3 billion years hence. The sun will still be shining then.

From spacetelescope.org.

Arp 87 is a stunning pair of interacting galaxies. Stars, gas, and dust flow from the large spiral galaxy, NGC 3808, forming an enveloping arm around its companion. The shapes of both galaxies have been distorted by their gravitational interaction.

Click for larger image. It’s worth it.

Arp 87

The Law of Gravitation
17
Jan
08

Hubble Heritage Image Gallery

Awe-inspiring astrophotography from the Hubble Space Telescope–

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17
Jan
08

Aurora/Meteor Shower Images

http://www.photon-echoes.com/aurora-meteor_images.htm

Aurora Borealis (the Northern Lights) (the “Merry Dancers” in Scotland)
16
Jan
08

Earthlights

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North America at Night.