Tag: galaxy

Dec 2, 2014

The World at Night with Clear Skies and No Light Pollution

The World at Night with Clear Skies and No Light Pollution

Ben Coffman is a landscape photographer based out of Portland, Oregon, who specializes in night photography, in particular ‘landscape astrophotography’ featuring the Milky Way. Not only does this give Ben the opportunity to explore the great outdoors, but it lets us city dwellers gain a greater appreciation for the awe-inspiring night sky as well…

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Nov 2, 2014

Timelapse Photographer Capturing the Milky Way Films Giant Fireball in the Sky

Timelapse Photographer Capturing the Milky Way Films Giant Fireball in the Sky

Photographer Wes Eisenhauer was filming a timelapse of the Milky Way Galaxy on the night of 16 October 2014 when he captured an incredible fireball in the sky. The phenomenon is referred to as a bolide which is a very bright meteor of an apparent magnitude of −14 or brighter.

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Oct 6, 2014

Finland Night Photography by Mikko Lagerstedt

Finland Night Photography by Mikko Lagerstedt

Finnish photographer Mikko Lagerstedt recently released night II, a collection of night time photographs captured in Finland in 2013 and 2014. Many of the stunning images below are multiple exposures to enhance the clarity in the foreground, background and night sky above. Night II is the latest in a budding portfolio of atmospheric landscape…

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Aug 6, 2014

Picture of the Day: When Bioluminescence Meets the Cosmos

Picture of the Day: When Bioluminescence Meets the Cosmos

Photograph by FEFO BOUVIER Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Prints available Photographer Fefo Bouvier captured this incredible night time photo of bioluminescent plankton illuminating the water as the Milky Way Galaxy shines above. The photo, which was recently highlighted as NASA’s Earth Picture of the Day, was taken in the Atlantic…

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Jan 9, 2014

The Vastness of Space, Miniaturized

The Vastness of Space, Miniaturized

Trying to comprehend the expanse of space is a daunting task. Just reading about the distance between Earth and the nearest star/planet/galaxy is enough to boggle most minds. So the thought of miniaturizing something so expansive as the Cosmos is both fascinating and counter-intuitive. Last month reddit user TheScienceLlama used the Tilt-Shift filter in…

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Nov 8, 2013

Picture of the Day: Starry Night

Picture of the Day: Starry Night

STARRY NIGHT Photograph by JUSTIN KERN Website | Facebook | Flickr | Twitter | Google+ | Prints In this breathtaking 18-picture panorama by Justin Kern, we see the Milky Way Galaxy in the night sky from ‘Tunnel View’ at Yosemite National Park in California. Oh and that bright looking star just to…

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Aug 13, 2013

Picture of the Day: A Rose Made of Galaxies

Picture of the Day: A Rose Made of Galaxies

A ROSE MADE OF GALAXIES Photograph by NASA/ESA/STScI/AURA In celebration of the 21st anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope’s deployment into space, astronomers at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, Md., pointed Hubble’s eye to an especially photogenic group of interacting galaxies called Arp 273. The larger of the spiral galaxies,…

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