Sunday, July 31, 2011
Wiki Pictures Of The Year
The Lichtenstein Castle, near Lichtenstein, in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. (POTD)
Credit: Own work by -donald- .
Stari Most, the “Old Bridge”, which connects the two banks of river Neretva, has been a symbol of Mostar for centuries. This view from north shows Helebija tower to the left and Tara tower to the right. It was made from the minaret of Koski Mehmed Pasha Mosque. (POTD)
Credit: Own work by Ramirez .
In mid-August 2010 ESO Photo Ambassador Yuri Beletsky snapped this amazing photo at ESO’s Paranal Observatory. A group of astronomers were observing the centre of the Milky Way using the laser guide star facility at Yepun, one of the four Unit Telescopes of the Very Large Telescope (VLT). (POTD)
Lt. Col. Gabriel Green and Capt. Zachary Bartoe patrol the airspace in an F-15E Strike Eagle as the Space Shuttle Atlantis launches May 14, 2010, at Kennedy Space Center, Fla. (POTD)
Capt. John Peltier from US Air Force
Detail of the Guanajuato mummies, Mexico. Black and white version. Photo taken at Museo de las Momias de Guanajuato. (POTD)
Credit: Own work by Tomas Castelazo .
Horseshoe Bend, Arizona. Horseshoe Bend is a horseshoe-shaped meander of the Colorado River located near the town of Page, Arizona. (POTD)
Own work by Luca Galuzzi (galuzzi.it)
Wikimedia Commons picture of year 3 Wiki Pictures Of The Year Sarychev Peak Volcano erupts June 12, 2009, on Matua Island (North Kuril Islands) (POTD)
Original photo by NASA, uploaded on flickr by user John, derivative work by The High Fin Sperm Whale
A V-22 Osprey vertical-lift aircraft before a night mission in central Iraq. (POTD)
Chief Petty Officer Joe Kane from U.S. Navy