March 22, 2011
When warm sunset hues begin to fade, two celestial beacons now shine in the evening twilight, Mercury and Jupiter.
March 10, 2011
Winter on Mono Lake. Lenticular clouds pick up the light of the setting sun behind the Eastern Sierra mountains. Photography David Orias
March 5, 2011
The photo above showing a gorgeously hued and misshaped Sun was taken from Alexandroupoli, Greece. When the Sun is on the horizon, or very near it, refraction in the lower atmosphere appears to flatten the solar disk. Photographer: Athanasios Sismanis
February 23, 2011
For only a few days each year – normally around February – the elements are perfect for the last of the day’s sun rays to strike the waterfall, creating a magical luminance, a ‘firefall’, one of nature’s rarest phenomena.
February 10, 2011
A plane flies off into the sunset at the airport in Dusseldorf, Germany.
the Telegraph pictures – Picture: EPA
February 5, 2011
Crepuscular rays appear to converge on the sun, anticrepuscular rays converge in the opposite direction and you must have your back to the sun or sunset point to see them. Photographer: Ray Boren
January 10, 2011
Sometimes it looks like the Sun is being viewed through a large lens. In the above case, however, there are actually billions of lenses: ice crystals. Photographer Peter Rosén
December 16, 2010
Photograph John Leslie/Alamy
December 8, 2010
This spectacular image of sunset on the Indian Ocean was taken by astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS). The image presents an edge-on, or limb view, of the Earth’s atmosphere as seen from orbit.