Saturn’s rings cast shadows on the planet’s cloud tops, providing a perfect backdrop for the brilliant sphere of Saturn’s moon Enceladus. The tiny world’s bright white surface results in part from a snow of material originating from the towering plume of icy particles at Enceladus’ south pole. (Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute)
Abraxas Crow - steel 3 Crows On A Branch Sculpture - would make an awesome tattoo
Formwork / Architecture Republic
Board formed concrete (accent) The beauty of an unadorned concrete wall. The traces of its genesis still visible on its surface. A canvas for the play of light and shadow. A noble material.
On July Apollo 15 astronauts Jim Irwin and Dave Scott deployed the first Lunar Roving Vehicle on the Moon. Using it to explore their Hadley-Apennine landing site they spent nearly three days on the Moon while Al Worden orbited above.
The Serpent Dust Devil of Mars // A towering dust devil casts a serpentine shadow over the Martian surface in this image acquired by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
Chandelier turns the room into a branches and trees.
Foto: Chandelier Turns a Room into a Forest Different lighting can completely change the look and feel of a room. Chandelier is a beautifully designed bundle of white tangled branches, casting shadows on the walls that look like forest trees.
GOLDEN GLOW : Honed indian traverino wall glowing as morning sun rays fall on the surface. Planting shadows add a little character due to its continous movement . Pigeon holes keep changing in size along its length to casts self shadows which make the wall seemingly perforated.
Space Photo of the Day 2012
Venus revealed - This image was made from radar data taken in 1991 by the Magellan spacecraft, which eventually mapped 98 percent of the planet's surface. The bright region at the center of the image is a rugged highland area known as Aphrodite Terra.
NASA’s New Horizons Probe Glimpses Pluto’s Icy Heart
Icy Mountains of Pluto New close-up images of a region near Pluto’s equator reveal a giant surprise: a range of youthful mountains. New close-up images of a region near Pluto’s equator reveal a giant surprise: a range of youthful mountains.
The setting sun casts pink on the snow relief. The shadow areas have a strong, blue hue as the light reflects from the clear blue sky. Pay attention as the light transforms smoothly into shadow on the curved surfaces of snow heaps, whereas the cast shadows behind the heaps have sharp edges.
Clouds are equally majestic to look at from space as it is on earth
Clouds Cast Thousand Mile Shadows into Space When Viewed Aboard the International Space Station space shadows ISS Earth clouds, taken by Astronaut geophysicist Alexander Gerst
Art In Clay Studio Barry Guppy 3 tree-bowls: Ceramics Art, Ceramics Pottery
Light: This photo shows many different aspects of lighting. It presents an appealing light source coming from the left top side of the photo. It also has strong cast shadows to the right of the dog. In addition, there is a strong reflection of Haystack Rock on the sand as the wet sand reflects the object. The strong light source gives texture to the seemingly flat sand surface by providing shadows and highlights to the surface.
Apps for Flat-Earthers
Apps for Flat-Earthers Some facts: the Earth is an oblate spheroid; the Earth and Moon orbit the Sun which is a star approximately 150 million km away; gravity holds water people and animals as well as politicians and accountants to the surface of the planet. It is this force that is also responsible for the orbits of the planets. If the Earth was flat then cats would have pushed everything off the edge by now. Eratosthenes calculated the circumference of the Earth in the third century…
Salvador Dalí, Madonna, oil on canvas. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.