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Photos of the lunar eclipse captured by photographers in Colorado

Captivating photos of the lunar eclipse this week by photographers from Colorado.  A lunar eclipse, also known as a blood moon, is when Earth's shadow blocks the sun's light, which otherwise reflects off the moon.Top photo by Evan Semón
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The first photographs of snowflakes

This is Wilson A. Bentley, self-educated farmer from Jericho, Vermont, photographer and lifelong lover of snow.  Bentley spent over a year experimenting with different ways of taking photographs through a microscope, becoming the first person to successfully photograph a single crystal of snow in 1885.  Bentley photographed more than 5,000 snowflakes in his lifetime, coming to the conclusion that all snowflakes are unique.
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Stunning photos of this morning's solar eclipse

A total solar eclipse occurred this morning, captured in the Faroe Islands, and Svalbard.  A partial eclipse was visible from Scotland to northern Africa.  A solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes in front of the sun.  The moon obscures our parent start and becomes a dark silhouette edged with light.  Because the moon blocks the sun's rays, it casts a shadow of darkness over a small part of Earth beneath it.  Lunar eclipses are different in that Earth comes between the sun and the moon.
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Photographs Show A Blurry, Bokeh View Of Tokyo by Takashi Kitajima

Photographer Takashi Kitajima has given us a beautifully unfocused night-time view of Tokyo in his photo series, 'Extra Bokeh'.
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Insane Cloud Captured by Storm Chasers in Wyoming

This photo of this insane supercell was captured by the Basehunters storm chasers group in Wyoming.  It shows the rotating updraft of a supercell thunderstorm over eastern Wyoming, according to Weather Channel meteorologist John Erdman.Supercells are the largest, strongest, and longest-lasting thunderstorms, most common to be seen on the Great Plains.  These types of storms rarely produce heavy rain or tornadoes, but are known to produce large hail.
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High-Speed Photographs of Bullets Piercing Water and Other Objects

Dutch photographer Alexander Augusteijn specializes in high-speed action photography, capturing incredible snapshots like the one above.  Augusteijn designed his own equipment to make this possible.  In this photo, Augusteijn controls the water droplets, the firing of the gun, the flashing lights, and the camera shutter to produce the incredible effects shown in the photographs.More of Augusteijn's work can be viewed at his online gallery by clicking the link below.
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360 degree panoramic photo of Utah's night sky

The photo that you see above was taken in the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah.  You can click here to view a 360 degree interactive panoramic view of the area on Utah3D's website.  Click on the photo and move your mouse to navigate the 360 degree view and use your mouse wheel to zoom in and out.  It's pretty impressive and the photo itself is absolutely stunning!
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Manhattan, New York

Aerial view of Central Park in Manhattan, New York City.
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