The “Blue Marble: 40 years later.
"…no other photograph ever made of planet Earth has ever felt at-once so momentous and somehow so manageable, so companionable, as ‘Blue Marble’ — the famous picture taken Dec. 7, 1972, by the crew of Apollo 17 as they sped toward the moon on NASA’s last manned lunar mission."
NASA/Apollo 17 crew
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Tornado-warned thunderstorms up to 40,000 feet over east Colorado plains.
Flash. No flash. Same scene. Ten seconds apart.
A White Christmas, a 1 in 3 probability here, now a 100 percent event.
International Space Station over Colorado:
Bright, big and tremendous summer-night view.
Watching and photographing do not go hand-in-hand. though.
Still, an interesting pic!
Jupiter, Venus and a crescent moon grouped together in the sky this week.
Jupiter has more than 60 moons. Here are some of them.
Amazing ”Ring-around-the-moon” in Colorado right now.
Technically, it’s a 22-degree halo, formed as light refracts off of ice crystals.
It’s also a big hint of big, incoming storm. Up to 12 inches of snow could fall.
State prepares for travel troubles.
Mark your calendar: “Ring of Fire” possible in your state this year.
Solar Eclipse visible in larger part of the United States on Sunday, May 20, 2012.
Annular Eclipse: The Ring of Fire
Credit & Copyright: Dennis L. Mammana (TWAN)