Radiant fantasies, colours of magic, wickerworks of wind and water vapour and whatnot, and you have yourself a sky full of wonder.
Click the image to view larger version on Flickr. Lysaker Station. “I'm going towards the light!” Just to get on the train, mind you. It's not like my life is passing before my eyes, it's just that I prefer if my train doesn't. Originally intended for black and white, but I included a colour version... Continue Reading →
A typical G-type main-sequence star (commonly referred to as a “yellow dwarf”), approximately 4½ billion years old, as seen from the surface of a small, rocky planet situated within the star's habitable zone, at a distance of about 150 million kilometres, close to a quarter to nine in the morning, local time. Nice weather for... Continue Reading →
Oh, to have flown away to have been on Svalbard today where the sky was clear and the sun shone bright until the moon took away the light Or something. Much as I would have loved to, I did not take this picture. Well, at least not in the photographical sense. I "took" it, i.e.... Continue Reading →
The moment, approximately half an hour before "Several billion trillion tons of superhot exploding hydrogen nuclei rose slowly above the horizon and managed to look small, cold and slightly damp." (Douglas Adams, "Life, the Universe and Everything"). It almost looks like one of the very first frames out of The Lion King, doesn't it? At... Continue Reading →
Posted for no other reason than that I missed the bus to work this morning, and suddenly found myself with time to pluck a few photographs out of the sky before I could hop on the next. What with clouds being rather lively and changing and all, I ended up with three distinctly different images... Continue Reading →
In light of the upcoming Venus transit, I figured it would be a good idea to practice before the event, so as to not make a fumbling mess of it at the last minute. Now, I don't own a proper solar filter, and unique though as this event is going to be (more than a... Continue Reading →