The Winter Shower

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Mount Changbai, China
Known in the north as a winter meteor shower, the 2014 Geminids rain down on this rugged, frozen landscape. The scene was recorded from the summit of Mount Changbai along China’s northeastern border with North Korea as a composite of digital frames capturing bright meteors near the shower’s peak. Orion is near picture center above the volcanic crater lake. The shower’s radiant in the constellation Gemini is to the upper left, at the apparent origin of all the meteor streaks.


Artsy Fartsy Earth Canvas

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I normally prefer actual paintings rather than reproductions,  but in this case, this digital canvas print is too awesome not to like. It shows half of our beautiful home seen from space at night.