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May 15 2017 : Short Shadow The projection of Saturn's shadow on the rings grows shorter as Saturns season advances toward northern summer.

The Crown of the Sun

The Crown of the Sun

During a total solar eclipse, the Sun’s extensive outer atmosphere, or corona, is an inspirational sight. This composite of telescopic images covers a wide range of exposure times to reveal the crown.

A second image from Hinode of the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse, taken approximately 5 minutes farther into lunar transit.

Solar Eclipse Totality at Oregon State Fairgrounds

A second image from Hinode satellite of the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse, taken approximately 5 minutes farther into lunar transit.

1- Detailed View of a Solar Eclipse Corona Only in the fleeting darkness of a total solar eclipse is the light of the solar corona easily visible. via Sparkylab 2- The Sun Astronomical poster 1950

zerostatereflex: Detailed View of a Solar Eclipse Corona “Only in the fleeting darkness of a total solar eclipse is the light of the solar corona easily visible.

To celebrate Voyager's accomplishments and enduring legacy, we've charted some of the spacecraft's biggest moments.

Mapping Voyager 1's Incredible 36-Year Mission Through Space [INFOGRAPHIC]

Voyager 1 spacecraft's biggest moments are shown in this chart covering the last 36 years. Voyager 1 is almost 12 billion miles away now! and moving at miles per hour!Voyager 1 will be the first ever object we've sent outside our solar system.

Gray | Grey | Gris | グレー | Grigio | серый | Gurē | Colour | Texture |

sun, moon, and earth. vastly different in size and distance. but, during solar and lunar eclipses, they appear to cover each other exactly. Coincidence or design?

Dione (A moon of Saturn)    This view highlights tectonic faults and craters on Dione, an icy world that has undoubtedly experienced geologic activity since its formation.      Image credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute  Source link: http://www.nasa.gov/images/content/627613main_pia07691-full_full.jpg

Dione (A moon of Saturn) This view highlights tectonic faults and craters on Dione, an icy world that has undoubtedly experienced geologic activity since its formation. Image credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute Source link: www.

Moon

Earth and Moon From the eye of the camera in space we see the earth as a God Designed Space ship lighted by the Sun by Day and by the Reflected sun on the moons surface by night. It's awesome to think (Cool Places On Earth)

Im always the happiest when there is a full moon.

On June 2013 the sun, Earth and moon was in alignment, with the moon hitting its perigee; that means it was closer to the Earth than normal, making it bigger and brighter and full.

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Before I die, I'd like to lay in the road in the middle of the night! Just like The Notebook

A solar eclipse at night? See the rare sky show enjoyed by high-north stargazers last night.

Only 15 minutes after its closest approach to Pluto on July 14, 2015, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft looked back toward the sun and captured this near-sunset view of the rugged, icy mountains and flat ice plains extending to Pluto’s horizon. The smooth expanse of the informally named icy plain Sputnik Planum (right) is flanked on the left by rugged mountains up to 11,000 feet (3,500 meters) high, including the informally named Norgay Montes in the foreground and Hillary Montes on the…

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft closest approach to Pluto on July 2015 looked back toward the sun and captured this near-sunset view of the rugged, icy mountains and flat ice plains extending to Pluto’s horizon.

Phobos flying over the surface of Mars #space? Phobos is the larger and closer of the two natural satellites of Mars. Both moons were discovered in 1877. A small, irregularly shaped object with a mean radius of 11 km, Phobos is seven times bigger than Mars' outer moon, Deimos. Wikipedia

Phobos flying over the surface of Mars. It is only 17 miles in length and orbits Mars at a height of roughly 5800 miles.

Top 5 Habitable Alien Planets. Liquid water, surface temperature (responsible for water in the liquid form), and presence of chlorophyll are essential for life as we know it.  Perhaps the chlorophyll could be introduced (?)

Funny pictures about Top 5 Habitable Alien Planets. Oh, and cool pics about Top 5 Habitable Alien Planets. Also, Top 5 Habitable Alien Planets.

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