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Amazing Earth: Satellite Images From 2018 | NASA

Aerosol Earth
Credits: NASA Earth Observatory image by Joshua Stevens, using GEOS data from the Global Modeling and Assimilation Office at NASA GSFC.
Alaska’s Chukchi Sea
Credits: NASA image by Norman Kuring/NASA’s Ocean Color Web, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey.

Amazing Earth: Satellite Images From 2018

nasa.gov: Amazing Earth: Satellite Images From 2018 | NASA

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GIF’s of the Heavens

After all the excitement surrounding the Solar eclipse, thought I would share a collection of GIF’s with views of Earth from above, our Universe, our Galaxy and beyond.  Enjoy! 

 

Arctic Stronghold of World’s Seeds Flooded After Permafrost Melts

Arctic stronghold of world’s seeds flooded after permafrost melts

It was designed as an impregnable deep-freeze to protect the world’s most precious seeds from any global disaster and ensure humanity’s food supply forever. But the Global Seed Vault, buried in a mountain deep inside the Arctic circle, has been breached after global warming produced extraordinary temperatures over the winter, sending meltwater gushing into the entrance tunnel.

read more at the link below

theguardian.com: Arctic stronghold of world’s seeds flooded after permafrost melts

Not-So-Super (New) Moon Coming Next Week

The moon will make its closest pass to Earth of the year next week, but there will be no bright, full “supermoon” to look for.

Space.com: Not-So-Super (New) Moon Coming Next Week

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Space Photos – Satellite Images – Image of the Day

Vivid blue and teal auroras loom over northern Europe in this photo taken from the International Space Station.

The large city pictured in the foreground is Berlin. City lights in The Netherlands and Belgium glow brightly in the distance, while Norway and Sweden look relatively dim in comparison. — Hanneke Weitering

Monday, May 1, 2017: A bright star photobombs a distant galaxy in this newly released image from the Hubble Space Telescope.

Source: Space Photos – Satellite Images – Image of the Day

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Best Night Sky Events of May 2017 (Stargazing Maps)

starrynightSee what’s up in the night sky for May 2017, including stargazing events and the moon’s phases, in this Space.com gallery courtesy of Starry Night Software.

Source: Best Night Sky Events of May 2017 (Stargazing Maps)

Mount Etna: Photos of the Largest Active Volcano in Europe

Mount Etna is the largest active volcano in Europe. Here are stunning photos of the erupting volcano.

Source: Mount Etna: Photos of the Largest Active Volcano in Europe

via LiveScience.com

Earth Prepares To Snap First-Ever Image Of A Black Holes Event Horizon

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Will it really be black? Are event horizons real? We’re about to find out.

Source: Earth Prepares To Snap First-Ever Image Of A Black Hole’s Event Horizon

Nasa LIVE Stream – Earth From Space LIVE Feed 2 | 2nd ISS live feed From International Space Station

The International Space Station – ISS – circles the earth at 240 miles above the planet, on the edge of space in low earth orbit.

The station is crewed by NASA astronauts as well as Russian Cosmonauts and a mixture of Japanese, Canadian and European astronauts as well.

As seen from the NASA space video ISS live stream on the International Space Station –
A real astronaut view of Earth!
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Almost 60% Decrease in Wildlife

If current trends continue the world could lose more than two-thirds of wildlife by 2020

via Wildlife Populations Have Dropped by Almost 60% in 40 Years, WWF Says — TIME

Spix's Macaw
Spix’s Macaw

Tecopa Pupfish
Tecopa Pupfish

Images of just some of the wildlife that are now extinct.

Madeiran Large White Butterfly
Madeiran Large White Butterfly

Pyrenean Ibex
Pyrenean Ibex

West African Black Rhinoceros
West African Black Rhinoceros

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