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Luna - 2015-04-29 19:24z

Space, Heavens, Telescope, Beautiful Things, Universe, Dibujo, Stars, Home, The Moon

It's a familiar image, our blue planet suspended in the dark expanse of space.    But now the famous 'Blue Marble' photograph, originally taken by the crew of the Apollo 17 spacecraft, on 7 December 1972, has been updated.    This striking image of the Earth was taken on 4 January 2012 from Suomi NPP, NASA's most recently launched Earth-observing satellite.

The Blue Marble: New Photo Of Earth

NASA has proclaimed this image the MOST amazing high definition image of Earth ever. This ‘Blue Marble’ image of the Earth was taken from the VIIRS instrument aboard NASA’s most recently launched Earth-observing satellite – Suomi NPP.

So perfect to float past

In ancient times when man had not quite got round to inventing the wristwatch, the most reliable source of telling the time was the sun, moon, and stars. There seems to be several opinions of who came up with the moon planting calendar first.

Vesi saattoi tulla maapallolle asteroidien eikä komeettojen mukana, Euroopan avaruusjärjestön (Esa) tutkijat arvelevat Rosetta-luotaimen lähettämien tulosten perusteella.

This picture released by the European Space Agency ESA was taken by the ROLIS instrument on Rosetta’s Philae lander during its descent from a distance of approximately 3 km from comet.

Außenaufnahme, Geographie, Amerika, Mittelamerika, Mexiko @JanetK04 thank you for sharing!

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Saturn photo taken by Cassini Space Probe

NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute ~ NASA released this rare view of Saturn taken from the Cassini spacecraft. the image was taken while Cassini was in the planet's shadow, so Saturn and its rings were backlit by the sun.

The Whirlpool Galaxy (M51) and companion galaxy

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 1300 [Hubble Heritage Team, ESA, NASA] Big, beautiful, barred spiral galaxy NGC 1300 lies some 70 million light-years away on the banks of the constellation Eridanus.

Colors of the universe

All the colors of the universe, rainbow colors. Another part of dynamic earth is the galaxy, how it's made and how earth began.


Good reference for drawing face shapes and hair. (Originally posted for choosing the right haircut for ones face shape.

Under the Milky Way and Influences by Ross Berens

Ross Berens: Under the Milky Way, Mars the Red Planet

August 31, 2012, 2nd full moon of the month, making blue moon history.  The last blue moon happened on New Year's Eve 2009.  The next blue moon will occur July 31, 2015.

Blue Moon.

August full moon of the month, making blue moon history. The last blue moon happened on New Year's Eve The next blue moon will occur July

Evening Blue Sky Moon Worcestershire, UK

Who doesn't love a blue sky Moon - thrilled to have the scope out for a closer view! Canon attached to Maksutov telescope Conditions: out of the Sun the breeze was cool - seeing was lovely tho Prime focus single shot