Astronomy

Astronomy halloween photography sun - 8346808832
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Granted, this took some fancy filter work, but it's hard to deny the pumpkin look on our ol' sun!

nilla wafers moon awesome Astronomy science - 8474767360
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Via Laughing Squid:

Yummy Moon by artist Yona Lee uses 450 partially eaten Nilla Wafers to depict the different phases of the Moon. A photo on Lee's site shows the artist using a projector to map the image and match the shape of the cookies to various shapes needed to display the Moon's phases.

Astronomy photography science transit venus - 6304465920
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Those of us lucky enough to have a decent telescope and clear skies witnessed a once in a lifetime event yesterday with the transit of Venus across the sun. Check out the via link for more great pictures!