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Huge ‘Eiffel tower’ in the Sun, about 7 earth diameters high

Huge 'Eiffel tower' in the Sun, about 7 earth diameters high

Photographer Göran Strand noticed an odd shape coming off the Sun, a huge ‘Eiffel tower’ flare, about 7 earth diameters high.

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By |August 19, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , |

Unique view of Moon Transiting the Earth

Moon Transiting the Earth

This animation features actual satellite images of the far side of the moon transiting the Earth – one million miles away, illuminated by the sun.

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By |August 7, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , |

Rainfall accumulation on the United States- timelapse

Rainfall accumulation on the United States

This visualization shows a heavy rainfall throughout Northern Texas and across Oklahoma as well as the drought in Southern California, by NASA’s Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission. Watch the timelapse

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By |August 4, 2015|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , , , |

Earth, the Moon, Venus and Jupiter from ISS

Earth, the Moon, Venus and Jupiter from ISS

A unique image from the Space Station: Earth, the Moon, Venus and Jupiter!

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By |August 3, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , , , |

Realtime 3D map of objects in Earth orbit

Realtime 3D map of objects in Earth orbit

Stuff in Space is a realtime 3D map of objects in Earth orbit, visualized using WebGL.

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By |July 8, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , |

This is Earth’s Sky if Celestial Bodies were closer

Earth's Sky if Celestial Bodies were closer

Take a look at the spectacular video from Russian space agency Roscosmos, showing the Earth’s sky if Celestial Bodies like galaxies, nebulae, were much closer.

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By |June 4, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , |

The International Flag of Planet Earth

International Flag of Planet Earth

The International Flag of Planet Earth, envisioned by Oskar Pernefeldt as a symbol for the entire world.

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By |May 20, 2015|Categories: Product Design|Tags: , |

Cloudy Earth global map

Cloudy Earth global map (

A study based on 13 years of satellite data estimated that about 67 percent of Earth’s surface is typically covered by clouds.

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By |May 11, 2015|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , |

Image of Earth on Earth Day

Image of Earth on Earth Day

MSG-3 (Meteosat-10) captured this impressive image of our planet on Earth Day, 22 April 2015, with its Spinning Enhanced Visible and Infrared Imager (SEVIRI).

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By |April 24, 2015|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , |

NoPlaceLikeHome event

NoPlaceLikeHome

So far, there are 1,800 known planets beyond our solar system, but among all of them, there’s no place like Earth. This Earth Day, April 22, NASA is asking you to share pictures and video of your favorite places on Earth using social media – and tag them #NoPlaceLikeHome.

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By |April 13, 2015|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: |