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Chile’s Cabulco Volcano 🌋
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🎼Long gone like bluebonnets in the spring .
We're only here for a little while .
It's beautiful and bittersweet .
So make the most of every mile ....

🎼Long gone like bluebonnets in the spring . We're only here for a little while . It's beautiful and bittersweet . So make the most of every mile . So pack light and love heavy . Give it all your heart and soul, so in the end . You won't regret one thing . Life is like bluebonnets in the spring 🎼 . . . . ============================== . . . . . # plz double tab if you love it . . via @hyper.n0va . . .

🙌🏻Walking into 2018 from 2017 is like walking into the light from the darkness .
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🙌🏻Walking into 2018 from 2017 is like walking into the light from the darkness . . I can see the light at the end if the tunnel, and even though it is still a ways away, just knowing its there is a boost to the spirits. Knowing that my days being gone away from home for work are numbered and that a “normal” family life is ahead is comforting . . I hope each and every person reading this has a great New Years and an even better 365 days to follow . . . . ============================== . . . . . # plz double tab if you love it . . via @hyper.n0va . . .

I've been getting requests to explain phenomenon occurring on earth as well..
I saw this perfect picture by @seanscottphotography which captures a ...

I've been getting requests to explain phenomenon occurring on earth as well.. I saw this perfect picture by @seanscottphotography which captures a stunning site of lightning hitting the ocean.. Some regions of the cloud are electrically charged. When a sudden electrical discharge occurs between two clouds or a cloud and the ground we experience lightning. The charged regions in the atmosphere temporarily equalize themselves through this discharge. Lightning creates light in the form of black body radiation from the very hot plasma created by the electron flow, and sound in the form of thunder. In order for an electrostatic discharge to occur, two preconditions are necessary: firstly, a sufficiently high electric potential between two regions of space must exist, and secondly a high-resistance medium must obstruct the free, unimpeded equalization of the opposite charges. Objects struck by lightning experience heat and magnetic forces of great magnitude. The heat created by lightning currents traveling through a tree may vaporize its sap, causing a steam explosion that bursts the trunk. Lightning also serves an important role in the nitrogen cycle by oxidizing diatomic nitrogen in the air into nitrates which are deposited by rain and can fertilize the growth of plants and other organisms. # plz double tab if you love it . . via @stargazer_official_ . . .

The striking south polar region of our solar system’s largest inhabitant, Jupiter, was viewed by our Juno (@NASAJuno) spacecraft as it neared compl...

The striking south polar region of our solar system’s largest inhabitant, Jupiter, was viewed by our Juno (@NASAJuno) spacecraft as it neared completion of its 10th close flyby on Dec. 16, 2017. The “empty” space above and below Jupiter in this color-enhanced image can trick the mind, causing the viewer to perceive the gas giant planet is less colossal than it is. In reality, Jupiter is wide enough to fit 11 Earths across! Citizen scientist Gerald Eichstädt processed this image using data from the JunoCam imager. All of JunoCam's raw images are available for the public to peruse and process into image products! Just visit www.missionjuno.swri.edu/junocam. In Greek and Roman mythology, Jupiter drew a veil of clouds around himself to hide his mischief. It was Jupiter's wife, the goddess Juno, who was able to peer through the clouds and reveal Jupiter's true nature. Our Juno spacecraft arrived at planet Jupiter on July 4, 2016, not seeking signs of misbehavior, but to help us to understand the planet's structure and history. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Gerald Eichstädt # plz double tab if you love it . . via @nasa . . .

Jupiter! Thanks to my friend Andre,
@sky_and_earth_pixelwonders, for this great picture. It shows us how small we are and what unbelievable amount ...

Jupiter! Thanks to my friend Andre, @sky_and_earth_pixelwonders, for this great picture. It shows us how small we are and what unbelievable amount of space we have. . 📸 by @sky_and_earth_pixelwonders _________________________________ # plz double tab if you love it . . via @spaceclub . . .

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Happy new year! Wishing a great 2018 to all of you and hoping it is full of many scientific discoveries. 🚀
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Happy new year! Wishing a great 2018 to all of you and hoping it is full of many scientific discoveries. 🚀 - Interstellar dust clouds and glowing nebulae abound in the fertile constellation of Orion. One of the brightest, M78, is centered in this colorful, wide field view, covering an area north of Orion's belt. At a distance of about 1,500 light-years, the bluish reflection nebula is around 5 light-years across. Its tint is due to dust preferentially reflecting the blue light of hot, young stars. Reflection nebula NGC 2071 is just to the left of M78. To the right, and much more compact in appearance, the intriguing McNeil's Nebula is a recently recognized variable nebula associated with a young sun-like star. Deeper red flecks of emission from Herbig-Haro objects, energetic jets from stars in the process of formation, stand out against the dark dust lanes. The exposure also brings out the region's fainter pervasive glow of atomic hydrogen gas. Credit NASA # plz double tab if you love it . . via @astronomyuniverse . . .

Throwback Tuesday, with this slightly old shot taken back in November I think it was.... Exploring Prescott with new friends. @hoopfixation posing ...

Throwback Tuesday, with this slightly old shot taken back in November I think it was.... Exploring Prescott with new friends. @hoopfixation posing for the cameras, and probably enjoying the cosmic sky from up there. ________________________________________ @joanwood01 @mumbles_darabbit __________________________ #weownthenight_az #westbysouthwest #ig_divineshots #loves_longexpo #superphoto_longexpo #universetoday #explorearizona #ig_brilliant #instagramaz #getoutside #azfamily #bella_shots #beon12 #arizonaadventures #night_shooterz #visit_arizona #puresw #see_arizona #chaoslandmarks #hikearizona #azculture #arizonacollective

View from inside a rusty drum - Canon 6D, 24mm Samyang lens, 20 secs, f2.8, ISO 5000

View from inside a rusty drum - Canon 6D, 24mm Samyang lens, 20 secs, f2.8, ISO 5000

Taken from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter. This is definitely one of my favorite space photos. Puts all the world's problems in perfect perspecti...

Taken from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter. This is definitely one of my favorite space photos. Puts all the world's problems in perfect perspective. All the significance fades to black as you realize how precious our world is. Every human ideology, it means nothing to the moon. 🌚🌍 #nightsky #ig_nightphotography #astrophotography #universetoday #nightscape #earth_deluxe #moon #rsa_night #starrynight #milkywaygalaxy #stargazing #skymasters #longexposure_shots #astrophoto #nightimages #milkywaychasers #nightshooters #natgeospace #night_shooterz #ig_astrophotography #nasa #nightscaper

Bright Lights and Dark Nights 
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Photo by @darougexo

_ 🇰🇷 Wonderful places in Korea 🇰🇷 ✨Follow 2 B inspired ✨ ✨ Tag us using viewtiful_korea ...

Bright Lights and Dark Nights _ Photo by @darougexo _ 🇰🇷 Wonderful places in Korea 🇰🇷 ✨Follow 2 B inspired ✨ ✨ Tag us using viewtiful_korea 4 feature or send a direct message ✨ _ _ _ _ _ #viewtiful_korea #daejeon #koreatrip  #koreatour #koreatravel #korea  #daejeonkorea #traveldaejeon #travel #traveling   #instatravel #instago #instagood   #instapassport #instatraveling #mytravelgram #travelgram #travelingram  #travellingthroughtheworld  #travelphotography

It is the greatest feeling ever, when you got the astro photograph along with the northern lights. Nature has got its own aura. Northern lights add...

It is the greatest feeling ever, when you got the astro photograph along with the northern lights. Nature has got its own aura. Northern lights adds much more to it. I photographed this picture from my Alaska trip. I was an amazing experience. Thank you mother nature for everything. Guys lets save our nature and protect our dear 'Earth'. #stars #astronomy #milkyway #space #longexposure #nightphotography #nightsky #night #galaxy #universe #nature #canon #photooftheday #telescope #cosmos #photography #instagood #landscape #astro #universetoday #nebula #nasa #stargazing #star #picoftheday #skyporn #astronomia #travel #astrophoto #vsco

Is this some kind of metaphor for life? or is it just that these are 4 year old sunglasses from target and
they have lived a good life? 😜🔮

Is this some kind of metaphor for life? or is it just that these are 4 year old sunglasses from target and they have lived a good life? 😜🔮

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Waxing Crescent
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🌙 Waxing Crescent 26% Illuminated 300mm @canonusa #mindseyefocus #canonrebel #moonphases #moonshot

Did you know? Astronaut John Young almost commanded a third space shuttle mission! The mission was STS-61-J (Atlantis) Planned Launch Date: 18 Augu...

Did you know? Astronaut John Young almost commanded a third space shuttle mission! The mission was STS-61-J (Atlantis) Planned Launch Date: 18 August 1986 Mission was intended to deploy the Hubble Space Telescope into orbit. The Hubble Space Telescope, and most of the previously assigned crew (except Young, who was replaced by Loren Shriver), would eventually fly on STS-31 in 1990. The mission was canceled due to the Challenger disaster. #apolloprogram #projectapollo #spaceshuttle #spaceshuttleprogram #johnyoung #apollo16 #astronomy #universe #universetoday #flight #aviation #kennedyspacecenter #johnsonspacecenter #awesome #astronaut #astronauts #pilot #pilots #rocket #science #technology #awesome

I’m super excited to release the calendar for our 2018 Advanced Milky Way Photography Workshops Canberra. 
Early Bird Booking Discount!
BOOK-NOW an...

I’m super excited to release the calendar for our 2018 Advanced Milky Way Photography Workshops Canberra. Early Bird Booking Discount! BOOK-NOW and Save 10% (offer valid until 31st of January 2018) -Link on my profile- #milkywayworkshopcanberra —————————- - Feel free to share -

The Winter Milky Way
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The Winter Milky Way . . Hi All, am glad to finally post a pic of our beautiful cosmos after a small interval. Sorry have been bit busy. I found this pic of rising Orion & a small meteor streak to the right of Rigel during the Orionids showers last October. Towards the left of Orion you can see the faint glow of the northern end of the Milky Way. This is a single exposure tracked shot at 16mm focal length. You can also notice the brightest star of the winter sky - Sirius at the bottom of the frame. I suppressed the countless stars in the frame to pop out the brightest stars in the frame including Sirius, Procyon, Pollux, Castor, Aldebaran & Pleiades. I was little sad after realizing Capella got cut from the top of the frame, which otherwise would’ve made for a pretty pic of the winter circle. 📷: 10/21/17 . . . . #earthskyscience  #spacedotcom #youresa  #universetoday  #twanight  #teamcanon  #natgeospace  #astrosprout . . . #yourshotphotographer #astrophotography #astrography_ #thenakedsingularity #astro_photography_  #nightscaper  #fantastic_universe #rsa_night #timelessuniverse #ohstarstuff #nightshooters #universe #nebula #orion #igworldclub_astrophotography #spaceclub #astronomy #winter #universe_dope #newmilkyway #ps_movement #pro_astrophoto

"Robots Playground"

We're all just big kids deep down and I reckon that's a wonderful thing. Life's way too serious sometimes and a little play an...

"Robots Playground" We're all just big kids deep down and I reckon that's a wonderful thing. Life's way too serious sometimes and a little play and imagination takes our heart to a good place. Jupiter, Mars & Scorpius blend into the background. Nikon D750 Sigma art 35mm f1.4 @ f2 10 sec exposure iso2500 #milkyway #nightscape #nightphotography #nightsky #longexposure #stars #nightscapeoz #lightpainting #bestnightpix #addicted_to_nights #astro_photography #ig_astrophotography #darkskyshots #nightphotography_exclusive #ig_australia #exploreaustralia #amazingaustralia #milkywaypics #nightscaper #universetoday #ig_nightphotography #astrophotography #astrosprout #weownthenight_ig #milkywaychasers #amazing_longexpo #newmilkyway #wow_australia2017

And these are two of the best shots I've taken today, but I honestly didn't like the final result. It was pretty hard to select only one among 130 ...

And these are two of the best shots I've taken today, but I honestly didn't like the final result. It was pretty hard to select only one among 130 other pictures, so I should be posting some more on the following days, stay tuned! ⁠ ➸ Info of the Astro • The Moon (Waxing Crescent) • Age 5,8 (Crescent) • 29,6% illuminated • Distance 387.986 km ⁠⁠ ➸ Equipment & Settings • Newtonian 114mm Telescope • Eyepiece 25mm (no Barlow) • Camera Moto Z Play • Exposure 1/125 • ISO 100 ⁠⁠ ➸ Final Adjustments • None, no adjustments • ‎Original picture #Moon #Earthshine #Luna #Lua #Moonshine #Moonphases #MoonCraters #Craters #LunarCraters #Crescent #WaxingCrescent #CrescentMoon #Astronomy #Astronomia #SkyNight #Astro #Astros #Sky #Telescope #Newtonian #Space #Universe #UniverseToday #Astrophotography #Astrophoto #Astrography #NASA #MotoZPlay #Brasil #Goias

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Here’s my #FindingDarkness “Light Pollution Awareness Chart” that you can free...

. . VERY VERY COOL!!! 🌌 . #Repost @roycebairphoto (@get_repost) ・・・ Here’s my #FindingDarkness “Light Pollution Awareness Chart” that you can freely share with others on social Media. It accurately simulates the effect of light pollution on a starry night sky as one goes from a Bortle Class 1 sky to a Bortle Class 9 sky. As you can see, even in the red "City to Suburbia Transition" zone, light pollution overpowers all but a few of the brightest stars! - I made this chart for the back cover of my 2018 “Starry Night Quotes” calendar. Check it out via the link in my bio . . #MilkyWay_NightScapes #milkyway #nightphotography #nightscaper #lightpollution #timelessuniverse #universetoday #fantastic_universe #milkywaygalaxy #milkywaypics #milkywaychasers #milkywaygrams #starrynight #starrysky #starscape #starphotography #stargazing #natgeospace #ig_nightphotography #intothenight #nightscape #nightscapes #night_shooterz #nightshot #nightsky #nightshooters #night_excl #nightphotography_exclusive

Orion the hunter shining over Hormoz Island... ⛺🌌📷 ___________________
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Today's Waxing Crescent Moon - It seems so close and yet it's so far away. At least so far  that we haven't been able to send people to the Moon si...

Today's Waxing Crescent Moon - It seems so close and yet it's so far away. At least so far that we haven't been able to send people to the Moon since Apollo 17 (December 1972). I think it's about time again! . Photo taken with the Celestron Edge HD 8" telescope and the Canon 6D DSLR camera (prime focus). This is a single shot with an exposure time of 1/25 seconds at ISO 100. The focal length of the telescope is 2032mm (f/10). . #moon #mond #luna #solarsystem #space #solarsystem #moonlight #youresa #universe #geology #universetoday #moon_awards #moon_of_the_day #canon #6d #nightphotography #astrophotography #yeg #edmonton #alberta #canada #photography #celestron #edgehd #earthskyscience #celestronrocks #history #spacehistory

Little tiny specs of delight in the sky.

Little tiny specs of delight in the sky.

Almost the last panel.  The poem didn’t have an official title, but I really loved the first few lines of it, so we went with that.  To see the ful...

Almost the last panel. The poem didn’t have an official title, but I really loved the first few lines of it, so we went with that. To see the full poem soon, follow @maithyvu ! . . . . . #planets #space #stars #universe #art #astronomy #outerspace #galaxy #moon #stargazing #infinity #deepsky #artist #deepspace #beautiful #spacetime #astrophysics #solarsystem #beyondearth #thenightsky #astronomicalclock #astrology #love #universetoday #planet #science #drawing #cosmos #earth

Star Alnitak, Flame Nebula NGC 2024, Horsehead Nebula IC 434, NGC 2023 Reflection Nebula
The real 1st light on my new 300mm lens
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Star Alnitak, Flame Nebula NGC 2024, Horsehead Nebula IC 434, NGC 2023 Reflection Nebula The real 1st light on my new 300mm lens 06.01.2018 Gölbaşı Ankara 63 lights x 4 minutes Total 4 hr 12 minutes 11 dark 15 bias Nikon D5300 Nikon ED 300mm f/4 at f/8 ISO 200 Piggyback on Losmandy G11 # plz double tab if you love it . . via @aydinmustafa . . .

Another earth shiny waxing crescent by @jessssarama .
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Another earth shiny waxing crescent by @jessssarama . . . If you too want to be featured here: 1. Use #aglimpseofthemoon in your caption 2. Tag @aglimpseofthemoon on your photo >>OR<< 3. DM your post to @aglimpseofthemoon

Here’s a previously unopened archive, one of many I shot at Peka Peka Beach in July last year. The moon had set beyond Kapiti Island, leaving resid...

Here’s a previously unopened archive, one of many I shot at Peka Peka Beach in July last year. The moon had set beyond Kapiti Island, leaving residual colour about the horizon and reflecting golden light off the estuary and clouds. Overhead, the Galactic Core of the Milky Way. It sat low in the sky as i watched it dissolve into a new dawn. =========================== 📷Canon EOS 6D 📸Samyang 14mm f/2.8 lens ✨14mm @ f/2.8 ISO 3200 30 secs =========================== #majestic_earth #splendid_earth #earthfocus #fantastic_earth #earth_escape #awesome_earthpix #earthofficial #earth_shotz #infinity_worldshoot #artofvisuals #exceptional_pictures #CPcollectives #hubs_united #milkywayshotz #MilkyWayGrams #capture_the_universe #astrophotography #newmilkyway #timelessuniverse #universetoday #natgeospace #fantastic_universe #nightphotography_exclusive #nightphotography #milkywaypics #milkywaychasers #milkyway_tv #exploretocreate #milkywaymastery #bd_pro

In the absence of Astro season...it’s time for some Astro reminisce shots. Despite the intense light pollution pouring off the city of Tromso, the ...

In the absence of Astro season...it’s time for some Astro reminisce shots. Despite the intense light pollution pouring off the city of Tromso, the Aurora Borealis was still clearly visible overhead as I marvelled from across the harbour. This was a fine treat after a day of dog sledding across the Arctic Tundra. =========================== 📷Canon EOS 6D 📸Samyang 14mm f/2.8 lens ✨14mm @ f/2.8 ISO 100 30 secs =========================== #auroraborealis #northernlights #auroraborealblog #worldaurora #LandscapesOfNorway #DreamChasersNorway #mittnorge #norway #pocket_norway #brilliantnorway #bestofnorway #dreamynorway #Norge #Norway2day #ilovenorway #bns_norway #LOVES_NORWAY #northernnorway #mittnordnorge #imagesofnorway #ig_worldclub #norway_online #awesomeglobe #awesomepix #awesome_earthpix #ourplanetdaily #ig_eternity #infinity_worldshoot #got_greatshots #bd_pro

Through passing clouds, the Cygnus region with The North America Nebula. Swipe left for annotations of this region.
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Through passing clouds, the Cygnus region with The North America Nebula. Swipe left for annotations of this region. . . . . Here the diffused pink emission nebula cataloged as NGC 7000 can be found in the constellation Cygnus, the Swan. It is famous because it resembles the shape of continental US, with ‘ North American’ and ‘ Canada’ being prominent while ‘ lorida’ and ‘Mexico' are faint. The North America Nebula is easy enough to find, look for the asterism called the Summer Triangle, where one of the vertices is the bright star Deneb. The North America nebula lies about 3º east of the Deneb, and 1º west of ξ (xi) Cygni (swipe right for annotations). There is another emission region to the right of the North America Nebula called the the Pelican Nebula. . . . In this image the green tinge is from high passing clouds as they are faintly illuminated by the Northern Lights in the Highlands of Iceland. This stack of 8 images blurred the passing clouds and bloated and diffused the stars to emphasize their colors naturally, akin to the Akira Fujii effect. . . . . #optoutside #keeplookingup #bd_pro #bbctravel #wanderlusting #rsa_night #lovetheworld #nightphotography #nightphotography_exclusive #instagood #theoutbound #weekly_feature #astrography_ #universetoday #fantastic_universe #nightshooters #earthcapture #instanature #astrophotography #visualsoflife #exploretocreate #instalove #wanderfolk #ig_myshot #yourESA #earthcapture #longexposure_shots #longexpoelite #earthstoke

Milkyway over the growing town of Dripping Springs. Dripping Springs was the first designated dark sky community in Texas. As a result the galactic...

Milkyway over the growing town of Dripping Springs. Dripping Springs was the first designated dark sky community in Texas. As a result the galactic center can be seen during Milkyway season. • • • • • #milkyway #texas_hillcountry #texashillcountry #wearetexashillcountry #instagramtexas #igtexas #ida #canon #txbkrds #destinationdrippingsprings #smalltownusa #natgeospace #natgeo #galaxy #space #stars #starrynight #bnw_society #texas_bnw #bnw #monochrome #texas #drippingsprings #mefototripods #mefoto #universetoday #nasa #longexposure #longexposure_shots

A classic pair, Messier 81 and Messier 82! This image is from our RH-305 and 16803 system. Due to the large aperture and great camera, we were able...

A classic pair, Messier 81 and Messier 82! This image is from our RH-305 and 16803 system. Due to the large aperture and great camera, we were able to pick up a lot of background IFN out of the 22 hours of exposure.

Starting to use more of my 50mm 1.4, such a great lens and not just good for portraits, but also for shots like these!💡
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Starting to use more of my 50mm 1.4, such a great lens and not just good for portraits, but also for shots like these!💡 . . . Canon 5D MII | EF 50mm f/1.4 USM ISO: 1000 | 50mm | f/1.4 | 1/40

A close look in the stars Sirius (first image) and Betelgeuse (second image). Some colors were reinforced to give more contrast to the pictures. ⁠
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A close look in the stars Sirius (first image) and Betelgeuse (second image). Some colors were reinforced to give more contrast to the pictures. ⁠ ⁠ ➸ Equipment & Settings • Newtonian 114mm Telescope • Eyepiece 10mm (no Barlow) • Camera Moto Z Play • Exposure 1/15 • ISO 2000 ⁠ #Astronomy #Astronomia #SkyNight #Astro #Astros #Sky #Telescope #Newtonian #NakedEye #Space #Universe #UniverseToday #Sciense #Astrophotography #Astrophoto #Astrography #Stars #Orion #Chain #Sirius #Betelgeuse #NASA #MotoZPlay #Brasil #Goias #Goiania

Stellarvue Telescopes @stellarvue.telescopes.official here one last time today, featuring the  Andromeda Galaxy, taken by @brianpoole.space using o...

Stellarvue Telescopes @stellarvue.telescopes.official here one last time today, featuring the Andromeda Galaxy, taken by @brianpoole.space using our SV80ST. Fun fact, did you know that the picture of the Andromeda Galaxy used on Apple computer desktops was taken using a Stellarvue Telescope (by astrophotographer Tony Hallas) and chosen by Steve Jobs personally? #telescopes #galaxy #apple #space #astronomy #astrophotography #astrophotos #astro #nightsky #andromeda #galaxy #universe #cosmos #longexposure #nature #night #sky #beautiful #space #nightimages #stars #science #stargazing #nightphotography Want to be featured? Use the hashtag #universetoday or tag @universetoday and we'll check out your pictures.