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NASA's Terra satellite passed over the Arabian Sea on Dec. 4 and found Tropical Ockhi moving north as desert dust pushed into the region north of the storm. NASA's Terra satellite provided a visible image of Ockhi on Dec. 4 at 1:20 a.m. The image shows thunderstorms were being pushed to the northeast into the leading edge of an approaching trough (elongated area) of low pressure from the west. That vertical wind shear that's causing the displacement has been increasing as the tropical cyclone moves north. The tropical cyclone is battling wind shear that is forecast to increase over the next two days, and it is moving into an area with dry air. Both factors will weaken the storm, according to the Joint Typhoon Warning Center. Ockhi is expected to continue weakening and become a remnant low pressure area by the time of landfall near the Gulf of Khambhat on Dec. 6. Credit: NASA Goddard MODIS Rapid Response # plz double tab if you love it . . via @nasagoddard . . .
Andromeda Galaxy - Stacked in DSS - 4min total exposure- Canon 450d and 18-55 objective lens . #yourESA #universetoday #galaxy #astrophotography
Clouds kept me from seeing the peak of the #Geminids on Wednesday night, but there were still a few bright meteors to be seen last night. Props to my Nikons for never missing a beat even while encased in a coating of frost.
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The first animals in outer space were fruit flies launched in a captured Nazi V-2 rocket in February 20th, 1947. The flies reached an altitude of 68 miles (108km) and were recovered alive by parachute. The purpose of the experiment was to explore the effects of radiation exposure at high altitudes. The rocket reached 68 miles (109 km) in 3 minutes and 10 seconds, past both the U.S. Air Force 50-mile and the international 100 km definitions of the boundary of space. The Blossom capsule was ejected and successfully deployed its parachute. #nasa #space #universe #fact #facts #learn #new #newtoinstagram #firstpost #didyouknow #knowledge #astronomer #sky #universetoday #love #instagram #moon #star #galaxy #blackhole #astronomy #milkyway #planet #solarsystem #science #photooftheday #instagood #astronaut #astro #eclipse
A still image from the time-lapse i posted earlier in my feed. Different edit and a stack of 8 images to reduce noise. Taken during our trip in Slovenia. After my time-lapse was ready we sat down to a little campfire and enjoyed our night in the mountains. On the foreground you can see Kranjska Gora. #ig_shotz #astrophotography #universetoday #milkyway  #stargazing #astrography  #nightsky  #nightscaper  #starphotography  #starscape  #longexpo_additction #artofvisuals #landscape_captures #awesomeearth #milkywaychasers  #natgeospace #starrynight  #longexposure #astro_photography_ #ic_longexpo #fs_longexpo #worldshotz #jaw_dropping_shotz #landscape_photography #splendid_earth #photographysouls #igslovenia #kranjskagora #roamtheplanet #keepexploring
Another star trail attempt This one taken over Wades Bridge in Aberfeldy. Around 25 minutes of 30 second exposures stacked together.
Siguiendo las luces #northernlights
This was the first picture that David and I ever took together. It’s insane to think about how we were once strangers living nearly 75miles apart, but are now almost two years into a beautiful, fulfilling relationship. I love you very much ♥️
*Stefan-Boltzmann Law* Also referred to as Stefan's law, it states "the thermal energy radiated by a blackbody radiator per second per unit area is proportional to the fourth power of the absolute temperature". This means that the thermal energy emitted by a body is directly proportional to its surface area. More surface area means faster cooling, and less surface area means slower cooling. --------------------------------------------------------- #astronomy #awesomeearth #nasa #astrophotography #alberteinstein #beautiful #cosmos #cosmology #carlsagan #galileo #galaxy #instaquote #interstellar #milkyway #nightsky #nature #outerspace #planet #stars #starscape #starphotography #science #space #universetoday
Transit of the Internacional Space Station (ISS) across the disk of the Sun yesterday morning at 10:19 AM from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Camera Canon T3i using the Celestron telescope SC 8” with a reducer f/6.3. #internationalspacestation #iss #celestron #universetoday #celestrontelescope #canon #canont3i #rd #santodomingo @astrodom1
Hey IG'ers! Teagan here again for my second of the day. Today I chose to show you all my rendition of Messier 45, also known as the Pleiades Cluster or Seven Sisters. This is one of my favorite deep sky objects to both observe and image. My camera and scope create a rather small field of view due to the small size of my camera sensor so this image only shows three of the seven sisters. This star cluster can also be seen very easily to the naked eye even in awful conditions. It can be found due east after sundown. This target is GREAT for viewing through a set of binoculars! It lies a little of 440 light years away making it one of the closest clusters to us. The dust and nebulosity you see is not actually related or in anyway part of the creation of this cluster. This is a reflection nebula produced by what is known as Raleigh scattering. This is why the sky is blue! The cloud of dust is simply passing in front of the cluster and scattering its photons as they spin around our galactic core! This image was take with a William Optics 102mm apo, an ATIK 414ex monochrome CCD, and an Orion Atlas GEM. I gathered about an hour and half of total data, so very little.. but dark skies made up for it. Exposures: RED: 3x600s GREEN:3x600s BLUE: 3x600s Thank you all for looking and thank you again @universetoday! Youcan see the rest of my work here on my page @mr_42tr0nomer and the high resolution images in the link in my bio. Clear Skies! :) #astronomy #astrophotography #astrophotos #astro #nightsky #pleiades #galaxy #universe #cosmos #longexposure #nature #landscape #night #sky #beautiful #space #nightimages #stars #science Want to be featured? Use the hashtag #universetoday or tag @universetoday and we'll check out your pictures.
This is a composite shot of 4 #Geminids #meteors that I captured during the #geminidmeteorshower in December 13, 2017. We had about 3 hours of clear skies before clouds took over. I counted 50 Geminid meteors before packing up. #nighphotography #astrophotography #astronomy #weownthenight #apod #universetoday #earthsky #skyatnight #frostydrew #NASA #yourdailyuniverse #naturalrhodeisland #weownthenight_ri #rhodeisland #rhodeisland_ig #ig_rhody #southcountyri #rioutdoors #theOceanState
~Death Valley Dante’s View~ Winter Night Sky~ Dante's View #hike out to the edge provided a panoramic view of the southern Death Valley basin, overlooking Badwater Basin and across, the Panamint Mountain Range rising dramatically to Telescope Peak Northwestern sky Stars: On the left, the bright star is Vega Right just above the ridge is Dubhe the top tip of the Ursa Major constellation. I love the bright stars in the winter sky!! Have a great weekend✨ ✨ • • • • • #DeathValley #DeathValleyNationalPark #divine_deserts #FindYourPark #CaliforniaCaptures #ExploreCalifornia #NationalParkGeek #VisitCalifornia #NikonUSA #nikonD750 #nikonNoFilter #Tamron #madewithMeFOTO #Travelawesome #NightScapers #FindingDarkness #stars #stargazing #starrynight #starscape #milkywaychasers #StarPhotography #Night #NightSkyPhotography #nightsky #5billionstarhotel #universetoday #ArtofVisuals #night_shots
Cualquier lugar es bueno para mirar las estrellas 🌠
Jupiter and Io shot March 20, 2015 at 10:30 pm ADT. Distance from Earth 690,573,000 km (127 mm SCT f22/Neximage 5) #jupiter #io #moon #moon_awards #moon_of_the_day #universetoday #yourESA #gasgiant #telescope #astrophotography #solarsystem #throwback
At only 7.7% illuminated moon through my telescope while I woken up early morning before sunrise. Luckily the moon was available between the trees ☺. Moon Distance to Earth - 400,261 km away when this was taken at 7:41 am on 15th of December 2017 :) Moon Age - 26.9 days old 🌘 #moon #luna #moonshot #moonshine #moonlight #moonlovers #craters #mooncraters #moonphases #waningcrescent #crescent #crescentmoon #moon_awards #moon_of_the_day #best_universe_ #total_moon #my_moon #telescope #space #nightsky #astronomy #astrophotography #astro_photography #universetoday #yesESA #nightphotography
Tahoe nights...a sea of stars and the Milky Way about Bonsai Rock at Lake Tahoe #laketahoe
Vía Láctea desde el Pico de la Cruz, La Palma. Se va acabando el año y toca hacer recuento de las cosas buenas y malas...sin duda estar rodeado de estrellas a más de 2000 metros sobre el Atlántico entra dentro del las buenas no creéis?😏 Mosaico de 16 fotos con el 50 mm f1.8. Iso6400 F2.0 8 sec. . . . . . #nightsky #ig_nightphotography #astrophotography #universetoday #nightscape #fs_longexpo #naturephoto #main_vision #landscape_captures #awesome_earthpix #natureaddict #rsa_rural #sonyimages #sonyalpha #sonyalphasclub #CanariasViva #Canariasgrafias #total_canarias #LOVES_CANARIAS #latituddevida #Ok_Canarias #estaes_canarias #ig_canarias #ig_canaryislands #latitudeoflife
The Las Vegas glow burns through the night looking like a constant sunset. You can see the Luxor light beaming up from behind the hill.
Bu videoda dünyanın yaklaşık iki saatlik dönüş hareketi neticesinde yıldızların oluşturduğu izleri görüyorsunuz. Tam ortadaki yıldız kutup yıldızı ve ekseni oluşturduğu için hareketsiz kalmış. . #milkyway #stars #astrophotography #galaxy #nightsky #longexposure #night #nightphotography #landscape #travel #astronomy #sky #milkywaychasers #photooftheday #instagood #photographer #star #universetoday #starrynight #nightscaper #astrophoto #cosmos #stargazing #longexposure_shots #astro_photography_ #picoftheday #nasa #like4like #milkywaygalaxy #followforfollow
Inverted Mirroring
ASTROPHOTOGRAPHIE 1/3. La constellation d’Orion depuis la fenêtre de ma chambre lors de la nuit du 13 décembre lors des Géminides (j’ai pu observer 6 étoiles filantes d’ailleurs). C’est cette constellation qui a suscité ma passion pour l’astronomie quand j’étais toute petite car ce fut la première que j’ai distinguée dans le ciel. On peut aussi apercevoir la nébuleuse d’Orion. 🌌 #onthemoonway pour plus de magie, allez y jeter un œil 💫 Équipement et réglages : Nikon D3400, 18-55, f/3,5, 30’’ . . #photooftheday #astronomylover #astronomy #nikon #nikond3400 #nikonphotography #astrosprout #night #nightsky #like4like #nightlover #astrophoto #likeforlike #like4like #astrophotography #astro #followme #universe #universetoday #ig_astrophotography #astro_photography_ #nikonfr #nightphotography #stars #starrynight #starrysky #nightynight #orion #orionconstellation #longexposure
Last night's aurora display from Finnish Lapland, there's also a small Geminid meteor below the star Merak in The Plough. #Instagood #instalike #instafollow #instacool #instagram #potd #picoftheday #follow #universetoday
NGC 7023, surnommée la nébuleuse de l'Iris, est une nébuleuse par réflexion située à environ 1 300 années-lumière de la Terre dans la constellation de Céphée. En réalité, NGC 7023 désigne surtout l'amas stellaire qui se situe dans le nébuleuse LBN 487. Ce type de nébuleuses, composées en grande partie d'hydrogène et de poussières, réfléchissent la lumière d'une ou plusieurs étoiles proches. Pas assez chaudes pour ionisés le gaz comme avec les nébuleuses en émission, les étoiles de ces nébuleuses sont cependant assez lumineuses pour rendre la poussière visible. Elle a été découverte par l'astronome William Herschel le 18 octobre 1794. Image : NASA - ESA - HST # plz double tab if you love it . . via @astronomiefrance . . .
Hymn of the Night Everyone has their definitions of epic. I have many. If you ask me, the simplest epic would be standing right beneath the dark sky and stargaze for hours! It's soothing and peaceful. You become aware of your conscience! When I saw my first meteor shower back in 2013 which was Geminids, I was literally speechless! I was willing to document that phenomenon every year even better and better, but couldn't for several reasons. I don't consider myself an expert on meteor showers and I solely rely on my research. Fast forward to 2017 being in India, I had an idea of pointing my camera right under the radiant at 2 am when the meteor shower peaks and take a timelapse. I along with my friends climbed up to the Rajgad Fort in Maharashtra where I thought would be the best chance to catch the Geminids, and oh boy I lost count at one point of the meteors I saw that night! Had a blast! #geminids2017 #starlight #starlightparty #darksky #universetoday #milkywaychasers #beautyofthenight #night #rajgadfort #maharashtra #mountains #mypixeldiary #_pji #wphofficial #indianphotos #klickers #worldphotos #_travelersofindia #agameoftones #gurushots #viewbug #indianphotography #grandfeature #f4fofficial #oph #travelmilitia #meteorshower #meteors #natgeoyourshot #shoutoutnimit
This here is M74 it is a spiral galaxy that is located in the constellation Pisces. It is also only 32 million light-years away. I hope one day that our civilization can visit this place. This is only 34 minutes worth of imaging. Sony Alpha A7Sii Orion ED80T Celestron AVX Petaluma, Ca #nightsky #ig_nightphotography #astrophotography #universetoday #nightscape #fs_longexpo #longexpoelite #rsa_night #starrynight #milkywaygalaxy #stargazing #skymasters #longexposure_shots #astrophoto #nightimages #milkywaychasers #nightshooters #natgeospace #night_shooterz #ig_astrophotography #astronomy #sonya6500 #astrography #petaluma #youresa #sonya7sii #sonyimages #sonyalpha #sonyalphasclub #sonyphotogallery
. 🔭📸 ❗️REPOST❗️ #Messier 81 or better known as Bode’s #galaxy in Ursa Major #constellation , APO 80/500 @primalucelab and Atik 414 ex mono ( 👉🏻 HD/Info > In bio ) 👍🏻🌌🌱👊🏻. ———————————————————————— 🇮🇹 #Astrophotographer: Cristian Cestaro ———————————————————————— #infiniteislife #cristiancestaro #infinitalavita #influencer #fotografia #photography #nightsky #space #astrofotografia #astrophotography #astronomy #astrophoto #ig_astrophotography #universetoday #ig_photooftheday #astro_photography_ #yourESA #galassia
It feels very appropriate to share this image tonight... because we’re off to see Star Wars! ⭐️🌟🌙✨⚡️💫 have you seen it yet?! . . In winter, I love heading to the cinema. In Cornwall, finding activities to do in the dark evenings can feel difficult, so a date night to the cinema is one of our go to’s. Winter is the one time of year where I sometimes long for the city, where there is an abundance of galleries, plays, and things to join in on. . . Till the summer comes round, we’ll be enjoying the cosyness of Cornwall, and making the most of the sunny days when they do come around :)
Burn bright and die young. That’s for fate of the Wolf-Rayet star at the center of Thor’s Helmet here. It has already blown off its outer layers. Those form the blue bow-shock as it interacts with the nearby molecular cloud. Capture notes: This glows strongest in OIII so I shot 20 OIII and 45 Ha subs. I added 17 SII to do a modified SHO blend. The red is 3:1 Ha-SII, green is 1:1 OIII-Ha, and blue is all OIII. 20 minutes subs, total time 27 hours. #astrophoto #astrophotography #universe #universetoday #thor #milkyway #astronomy #nightsky #nebula #outerspace #space #galaxy #cosmos #telescope #longexposure #skyporn #sky #apod #astronomie #astronomia #stars #nasa #hubble #heavens #science #SBIG #Planewave
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Another try at capturing the Milky Way 🙂 I still need som practice at it but it is fun to learn 😉👍 Have a nice weekend everyone! #northernlights #auroraborealis #norrsken #revontulet #nordlicht #nordlys #sweden #noorderlicht #オーロラ #theweekoninstagram #norrland #milkyway #vintergatan #themilkyway
Sticking with the theme of night photos for a few images after my last post from the Geminids Meteor Shower. Here is a shot of the Northern Lights captured during my brother's 40th birthday party campout back in September 2016. I had managed to still get this shot even after many adult beverages had been consumed.
- Ngatapola Temple is a 5-Roof. Meaning is Five Storeys Roofed Temple. Pagoda Style temple located in Bhaktapur, Nepal. The temple was erected by Nepali King Bhupatindra Malla during a 7-month period from late 1702 to 1703. Photo by @tahaghouchkanlu Share your story #its_nepal #Ngatapola #bakhtapur #nepal #pokhara #amazing_longexpo #nightphotography_exclusive #roycebairphoto #astrography_ #nojum_magazine @worldtoppix #discoverearth #nightscapades #night_shooterz #photonightscapeawards #timeless_universe #canonusa #canon_photos #canon.photographers #awesomenepal #universetoday #nightphotography #space #startrailschasers #longexposure_shots #fantastic_universe