Today's Top Story : Clermoutier Lake
February Saturday 25, 2017 at 14:35
Search the web : 

Today's Picture

For 360 degrees ,a view along the plane of the ecliptic is captured inthis remarkable panorama, with seven planets in a starry sky.The mosaic was constructed using images takenduring January 24-26, from Nacpan Beach, El Nido in Palawan, Philippines.It covers the eastern horizon (left) in dark early morning hoursand the western horizon in evening skies.While the ecliptic runs along the middle traced bya faint band of zodiacal light ,the Milky Way also cuts at angles through the frame.Clouds and the Moon join fleeting planet Mercury in the east.Yellowish Saturn, bright star Antares, and Jupiter lie near theecliptic farther right. Huggingthe ecliptic near center are Leo's alpha star Regulusand star cluster M44.The evening planets gathered along the ecliptic above the westernhorizon, are faint Uranus, ruddy Mars, brilliant Venus, andeven fainter Neptune.A well labeled version of the panorama can be viewed bysliding your cursor over the picture, or just following thislink.


Related News

York Compressor Mycom Compressor Copeland CompressorYORK COMPRESSOR