"One more image for +TIME Magazine's Earth Day display. As a landscape photographer, I really have to do my best to contribute to these requests! Here's "Milky Way over the Colorado Rockies" from Rocky Mountain National Park.
NATURAL:Light Pillars, appear as eerily upright luminous columns in the sky. These are visible when light reflects just right off ice crystals from either the sun or artificial ground sources such as park lights
Orionid Meteor Shower Kevin PalmerCredit: Kevin PalmerStargazer Kevin Palmer of Brighton, Wisc., captured this image of a faint Orionid meteor (center left, above the tree) during the peak of the 2012 Orionid meteor shower on Oct.