in case you were wondering: comet siding spring was THIS close to mars today
El eclipse de luna del 15 Abril 2014, en hora local venezolana.
<moving to the atacama desert>
Orion and Shrine
by Oshin D. Zakarian
Stars of the constellation Orion, the Hunter, shine above the lights of an Imamzadeh (meaning Imam-born in Persian) monument in the Alamut valley of Iran. Imamzadeh is a very common form of shrines in Iran.
Durante el fenómeno fue posible usar aplicaciones de smartphone que informaban detalles del tránsito AP/Jae C. Hong
Sketch of Transit of Venus 1769Credit: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Sun-Earth DayBy the Venus transit of December 8, 1874, photography had been invented, and hundreds of photographs were taken of the event, though few were useful enough for scientists. Over $1 million was spent worldwide on observations. The sketch shown here is of the transit as observed in London.