Tag Archive: astronomy


To endings. This year particularly.

A rarely-photographed green flash, taken at Ocean Beach, in San Diego, California, by Jim Grant.

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A rare spiral aurora in Finland.

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This video by Life Noggin explains what humans might expect when the Earth’s magnetic poles eventually reverse. It also covers the science behind what generates the Earth’s magnetic field.

The Milky Way over Crater Lake in Oregon photographed by Keith Marsh.

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Circular star trails backdrop a pair of active volcanoes (Mt. Semeru in the distance, and Mt. Bromo steaming on the left) in Indonesia by photographer Hui Chieh.

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“Starburst” by photographer Lincoln Harrison.

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Another starry seascape, this time by photographer Yunli Song.

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Another starry seascape by photographer Mikko Lagerstedt.

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A starry seascape by photographer Mikko Lagerstedt.

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Yakko’s Universe

Not content with just the world, Yakko from the 90s cartoon variety show Animaniacs takes us through the universe.

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