Tag: sunset

Mar 1, 2016

NASA Shares the 45 Best Pics from Scott Kelly’s #YearInSpace

NASA Shares the 45 Best Pics from Scott Kelly’s #YearInSpace

NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly and his one-year crewmate, Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko, have spent the last 340 days in space

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Feb 3, 2016

Picture of the Day: Canary Islands Sunset

Picture of the Day: Canary Islands Sunset

The Canary Islands are a Spanish archipelago situated roughly 100 km west of the southern coast of Morocco and constitutes one of Spain’s 17 autonomous communities

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Aug 17, 2015

Color Blind Guy Sees Color for First Time at Sunset. Struggles to not Just Stare at the Sun

Color Blind Guy Sees Color for First Time at Sunset. Struggles to not Just Stare at the Sun

Dude you just got to see color for the first time, don’t go blind staring at the sun!

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Aug 17, 2015

Picture of the Day: Cheetah at Sunset

Picture of the Day: Cheetah at Sunset

In this photo by Arturo De Frias, we see a Cheetah (Acinonyx juvatus) silhouetted against a fiery sunset in the Oakavango Delta, Botswana.

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Aug 12, 2015

Picture of the Day: Sassi di Matera, Italy

Picture of the Day: Sassi di Matera, Italy

Across the canyon, we see the ancient city of Matera in southern Italy, where ancient cave dwellings date back over 9000 years.

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Jul 8, 2015

Picture of the Day: Black Rhino at the Watering Hole

Picture of the Day: Black Rhino at the Watering Hole

Sunset photo of a black rhino in Namibia’s Etosha National Park. Photographer Johan Georget waited in the bush for 7 hours to get the shot.

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May 28, 2015

Picture of the Day: Sunset on Mars

Picture of the Day: Sunset on Mars

NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover recorded this view of the sun setting at the close of the mission’s 956th Martian day, or sol (April 15, 2015), from the rover’s location in Gale Crater.

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Apr 27, 2015

Picture of the Day: The Dancing Transmission Tower

Picture of the Day: The Dancing Transmission Tower

Photograph by Tuxyso / Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY-SA-3.0 Seen here is a public art installation entitled Zauberlehrling (sorcerer’s apprentice). It is a 35 meter (115 ft) tall metal sculpture that looks like a dancing transmission tower, grooving out in a field as the sun sets. The artwork was created for the outdoor art exhibit…

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Mar 30, 2015

What March’s Total Solar Eclipse Looked Like from an Airplane Window

What March’s Total Solar Eclipse Looked Like from an Airplane Window

An incredible timelapse shows the shadow of the moon during the total solar eclipse that occurred on March 20, 2015. This is the view as seen from the stratosphere, in a plane flying along the umbral path. The plane was flying at an altitude of 14,000 meters (46,000 ft) at a speed of 950…

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Jan 2, 2015

Picture of the Day: Mt Rainier from Above at Sunset

Picture of the Day: Mt Rainier from Above at Sunset

Photograph by -rabid- on reddit Seen here is a view of Washington’s Mt Rainier at sunset. The photo was taken by reddit user -rabid-, who captured the east side of the mountain from his window seat on an airplane. Mount Rainier is a large stratovolcano located 54 miles (87 km) southeast of Seattle. It…

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