Our Troubled Earth in a Vast and Beautiful Cosmos

These photos are spectacular. They help remind us of our place in the greater cosmos. From back-garden enthusiasts to professional photographers – the Royal Observatory in Greenwich received hundreds of entries for its 2010 Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition. The winning images include solar eclipses, close-up views of the moon, and vast distant galaxies in deep space. Here’s a slide show of some of them –  an audio guided tour with one of the ten judges – Dr Marek Kukula, the Royal Observatory’s Public Astronomer.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-11213528

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  1. Our Troubled Earth in a Vast and Beautiful Cosmos…

    Here at World Spinner we are debating the same thing……

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