[daily dose of imagery] tall eclipse
Ready to scroll? I didn't have enough time to put this together on time so it's two days late. At 11320 pixels tall, this is the tallest photo on ddoi by far. Sorry about all the scrolling! 61 photos of the December 21st, 2010 Lunar eclipse taken in...
Write Your Name In The Stars With This New Font
Plenty of galaxies look like letters, so why not use them as letters?
Solar System Tour from the sun to pluto
Travel around the solar system look at the starts, earth and saturns rings and see how the planets align for years to come. Compare pluto's orbit to our own.
How Far Away is the Sun? Another Visualization.
Sometimes I write things down on the internet.
NASA Has Completed the Highest-Resolution Map of the Moon...
Using data from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, NASA has created the highest-resolution, most accurate map of the surface of the moon ever. Great. Now let's pick a spot to park our spaceships and let's get back there pronto. According to NASA, the ...
Leonid Caught Streaking Across Night Sky
Every year, Earth sweeps through the remnants of Comet Tempel-Tuttle. A NASA camera in New Mexico caught the last moments of a tiny shard, as atmospheric heating turned it to cinders about 55 miles above ground.