When Venus Rises with the Sun (June 8 Image Credit & Copyright: Emil Ivanov This dramatic telephoto view across the Black Sea on June 6 finds Venus rising with the Sun, the planet in silhouette against a ruddy and ragged solar disk.
NASA's Messenger Satellite Captures Spectacular Color Mosaic of Mercury. NASA's Messenger Satellite doesn't realise that the spectacular color mosaic of mercury is our communications working swimmingly.
Aurora over the modern monuments of Arctic Henge in Raufarhöfn, northern Iceland. The Apex point due north as do the end stars of the Big Dipper, Merak and Dubhe, at the top of this photo where the aurora appears to originate.