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Crepuscular Rays - One of the most spectacular views we get here on earth is the light show of crepuscular rays. These are sun rays or sunlight that has been scattered by particles in the atmosphere. Most often it is water, dust or smoke. Light is not visible so it takes some form of contaminant in the air to produce the ray effect…
Satellites glimpse ultra-powerful “black hole” whirlpools in Atlantic
Satellites glimpse ultra-powerful "black-hole" whirlpools in Atlantic - The whirlpools - never witnessed before - would suck down ships, debris and even living creatures. Satellites have shown two mysterious 'black-hole' whirlpools in the South Atlantic Ocean - ultra-powerful "vortexes" (vortices) which suck water down into the depths
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope photographed three magnificent sections of the Veil Nebula -- the shattered remains of a supernova that exploded thousands of years ago. This series of images provides beautifully detailed views of the delicate, wispy structure resulting from this cosmic explosion. The Veil Nebula is one of the most spectacular supernova remnants in the sky. The entire shell spans about 3 degrees on the sky, corresponding to about 6 full moons.
Infrared Iris | This cloud of glowing gas is the #Irisnebula, as seen in infrared light by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. The main cluster of stars within the nebula is called NGC 7023. It lies 1,300 light-years away in the Cepheus constellation.