Banyan Tree, Lahaini Maui, Hawaii! I have visited this tree! At first I thought it was just a huge tent because people were selling thing in it! Turns out it was a huge tree and I an glad that I was able to see it!
Winter Star Clusters Dot Milky Way Like Ornaments
Space shuttle breaking through clouds
SPACE TORNADO Gas and dust swirl rapidly before collapsing inward to form a new star. Jets of material from the new star generate shock waves through the surrounding gases and dust, forming this "tornado" nebula.
Elbaite with Muscovite on Albite
AMAZING Stewartite and Phosphosiderite
Wulfenite crystals / Red Cloud Mine, Arizona
Bok Globules, opaque, dark knots of gas/ dust which are absorbing light in the center of the nearby emission nebula & star-forming region, NGC 281. They are named after astronomer Bart Bok, who proposed their existence in the 1940s