Explore Magnetic Field, Shape, and more!

Place: Runner-up. The shifting lights of the Aurora Borealis can take on many shapes and forms as they are moulded by the Earth’s complex magnetic field. Sheets and planes of glowing gas appear to be twisted into a giant vortex above Grøtfjord in Norway.

maya47000:  Nacreous clouds, McMurdo Station, Antarctica by Deven Stross

Nacreous clouds ~ sometimes called mother of pearl clouds, rare but once seen never forgotten. Mostly visible within 2 hours after sunset or dawn. McMurdo Station, Antarctica by Deven Stross

Northern Lights in the sky!

The northern lights, or the aurora borealis. The best place to see them is Churchill, Manitoba with auroral activity occurring more than 300 nights a year. On my list of places to go!

Eclipse

Solar eclipse, as seen from Earth’s orbit, amazing how the universe works

Cotton Candy Cosmos pinned with Bazaart

Cotton Candy Nebula - The nebula known as complete with sparkly star clusters embedded in fluffy pink clouds of gas. This exceptionally energetic star-forming region, also known as the Bean Nebula, extends over light-years in the Large Magellanic Cloud.

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Samyang (c) Alessio Andreani, merge of 5 photos during the Perseid Meteors Shower 2012

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