Skip to comments.Astronomy Picture of the Day -- The Waterfall and the World at Night
Posted on 05/17/2013 3:56:40 AM PDT by SunkenCiv
Explanation: Above this boreal landscape, the arc of the Milky Way and shimmering aurorae flow through the night. Like an echo, below them lies Iceland's spectacular Godafoss, the Waterfall of the Gods. Shining just below the Milky Way, bright Jupiter is included in the panoramic nightscape recorded on March 9. Faint and diffuse, the Andromeda Galaxy (M31) appears immersed in the auroral glow. The digital stitch of four frames is a first place winner in the 2013 International Earth and Sky Photo Contest on Dark Skies Importance organized by The World at Night. An evocative record of the beauty of planet Earth's night sky, all the contest's winning entries are featured in this video.
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[Credit & Copyright: Stéphane Vetter (Nuits sacrées)]
Okay, so, these terrestrial shots are starting to grow on me.
That video is mesmerizing as well!
Thanks for posting this - what a wonder!
Oooohhhhhh! So pretty. Thanks, Sunky!
Who’s the guy?
Some guy whose friend dared him to plant his wet boot on the ice, poor idiot froze there.
My pleasure, and thanks for those reactions!
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