El eclipse de luna del 15 Abril 2014, en hora local venezolana.

El eclipse de luna del 15 Abril 2014, en hora local venezolana.

perseids fail!e-ve-ry-ye-ar
<moving to the atacama desert> 

perseids fail!
e-ve-ry-ye-ar

<moving to the atacama desert> 

discoverynews:

Discovery News chats with Caltech astronomer Mike Brown about the recent discovery of a fifth moon orbiting Pluto:

“It’s a really good reminder that you don’t have to be a planet to be interesting.”


-damn right! 

discoverynews:

Discovery News chats with Caltech astronomer Mike Brown about the recent discovery of a fifth moon orbiting Pluto:

“It’s a really good reminder that you don’t have to be a planet to be interesting.”

-damn right! 

ikenbot:

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.

ikenbot:

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.

(Source: kenobi-wan-obi)

Durante el fenómeno fue posible usar aplicaciones de smartphone que informaban detalles del tránsito AP/Jae C. Hong

Durante el fenómeno fue posible usar aplicaciones de smartphone que informaban detalles del tránsito AP/Jae C. Hong

thedailyfeed:

It’s a spectacle that won’t repeat for another century — the sight of the planet Venus slowly inching across the face of the sun. It’s starts tonight around sundown — here’s how and where to watch

(Source: thedailyfeed, via ilovecharts)

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.

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.

French Cartoon of Venus Transit ViewingCredit: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Sun-Earth DayThe transit of Venus on June 3, 1769, led to the publication of 400 sightings. Benjamin Franklin observed it in the United States, as did explorers Mason and Dixon at the Cape of Good Hope. Many international expeditions were launched to observe the event.

French Cartoon of Venus Transit ViewingCredit: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Sun-Earth DayThe transit of Venus on June 3, 1769, led to the publication of 400 sightings. Benjamin Franklin observed it in the United States, as did explorers Mason and Dixon at the Cape of Good Hope. Many international expeditions were launched to observe the event.