♥ Sky ♥
“There was nowhere to go but everywhere, so just keep on rolling under the stars.” ― Jack Kerouac, On the Road: The Original Scroll
Switzerland - Belalp: Mountain Drama We were asked to submit a portfolio of images for consideration for the cover of a South African photography magazine. The magazine narrowed the choice down to three. This one and two others, here and here . The picture that they settled on was my least favourite of the three, but it had the coolest story - check it out here http://www.flickr.com/photos/catchlightsa/5454231178/ http://www.nomadicvision.com
NGC 6357: Cathedral to Massive Stars Image Credit: NASA, ESA and Jesús Maíz Apellániz (IAA, Spain) Explanation: How massive can a normal star be? Estimates made from distance, brightness and standard solar models had given one star in the open cluster Pismis 24 over 200 times the mass of our Sun, nearly making it the record holder.
Flying off on vacation......