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Perseid meteor time-lapse

Time-lapse of a Perseid meteor over a period of 8,2 min shot close to Landshut, Germany. Every 12s a picture with 10s exposure time was taken. The animation consists of 42 frames. The first image is included twice to make the entrance more visible.

Credit: Thomas Bergwinkl

This is maybe one of the greatest wild life phenomenon on the planet ever captured on lens!

In the sea of Cortez, Baja California, Mexico, a massive congregation of Munkiana Devil Rays, relative of manta rays, was captured by a German photographer Florian Schulz, displaying unusual event which he dubbed as the Flight of the Rays.

But as this wonderful perspective shows, for all the individuals leaping out that are visible at sea level, there are many more below the surface. The jaw-dropping image below shows only a quarter of the whole scene.

No one knows why the rays gather like this, whether to mate, herd prey or migrate or just for the sheer joy of being together.

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Ötschergräben, Austria

naturalsceneries:

Israel: “Color and texture in the Dead Sea,” writes photographer Doron Nissim.

Jim Morrison at the Pyramid of the Moon in Mexico, 1969.

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allthingseurope:

Carpathian mountains, Romania (by Sorinmountains)

MOON MOSAIC — A gorgeous image of the Moon from Noel Carboni via NASA: “No single exposure can easily capture faint stars along with the subtle colors of the Moon. But this dramatic composite view highlights both. The mosaic digitally stitches together fifteen carefully exposed high resolution images of a bright, gibbous Moon and a representative background star field. The fascinating color differences along the lunar surface are real, though highly exaggerated, corresponding to regions with different chemical compositions.” (NASA)

Austria

Rene Magritte

pleoros:

White Crater, Bandung. Kawah Putih

Kawah Putih lake (7.10° S 107.24° E) is one of the two craters which make up Mount Patuha, an andesitic stratovolcano (a “composite” volcano). Mt Patuha is one of numerous volcanoes in Java. Kawah Putih crater lake itself represents a relatively stable volcanic system with no records of significant activity since around 1600. (source)

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