Posts Tagged ‘comet’

Time-Lapse Shot by the Rosetta Spacecraft as It Approached Comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko

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We’ve never wondered what it’s like to approach a comet… just never crossed our minds. The ESA, on the other hand, spent many years wondering as the Rosetta spacecraft made its way towards the Comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko; and at the beginning of this month, they got to see it happen first-hand. Read more…

Striking 13-Photo Composite Captures Two Galaxies and a Comet in the Same Image

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We’ve found reason to share Czech astrophotographer Miloslav Druckmüller‘s breathtaking work once before when we showed you his composite of a total solar eclipse. Now he’s back with another composite image that shows a nightscape the likes of which you’ve probably never seen before. Read more…

Time-Lapse of Comet Lovejoy Rising Above the Andes Mountains

Astrophotographer Stéphane Guisard captured this time-lapse video showing Comet Lovejoy rising above the Andes mountains like a giant paintbrush stroke across the sky. Guisard shot four different sequences with four different lenses to zoom into the scene.

(via planet5D)