More ideas from jan
Devil's Tower, Wyoming. There are many Native American legends that associate a giant bear with this formation. If you watch Spielberg's Close Encounters, in which Devil's Tower plays a prominent role, you might notice that the alien ship first appears in the constellation the Ursa Major, the Great Bear. Coincidence? Maybe.

Devil's Tower, Wyoming, USA - It's funny, my first thought was "Hay, thats the rock tower from Close Encounters of the Third Kind!

Celestial Ripples

I am in Hong Kong and this morning visited the fish market and floating village at Aberdeen. These boats are fishing at sunrise. Just beautiful. Photograph is by Ho Yau Ming Charles

Aurora over Northern Canada. By Ben Leshchinsky

The Heavens Reflected by Ben Leshchinsky The Aurora Borealis illuminates quickly enveloping clouds while being reflected on a serene lake in Northern Canada.

Comets over Pikes Peak.

Meteor shower over Pikes Peak, Colorado I know it isn't a sun or moon.but it is an incredible photo and I live 50 miles from Pikes Peak. Have never seen a photo like this before. Love it.

from NASA

Solar eclipse from the Moon Earth is surrounded with a red-tinted haze as sunlight streams through the planets dusty atmosphere. composite illustration: Hana Gartstein cosmos-the-universe