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Messier 42

One of the most famous nebulas in the night sky as you have never seen it before

Also known by its designation NGC 1976 or M42, Messier 42 is part of one of the most famous and best-known sights in the night sky, Orion the Hunter. Which is why this particular shot of the constellation is all the more special.

Taken by the Atacama Pathfinder Experiment (APEX) – which is based at the European Southern Observatory (ESO) site in Chile’s Atacama Desert and a collaboration between three different organisations including the ESO – this fantastic image shows a blazing trail

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How can you ensure your painting has a bright, joyous feel to it, using colour and light?

One person’s definition of happiness will differ from another, but generally speaking saturated colours are usually considered more cheerful in both Western and Eastern societies. This originates from traditional cultural festivals in which people usually dress up in colourful costumes.

Bright and saturated colours have always been the symbol of celebration — just think about the carnivals in Rio or Venice, the Holi Festival of Colours in India and Nepal, or the celebration costumes worn by tribal societies, which differ greatly to their everyday clothing.

We can also apply modern theories of psychology to suitable colour schemes. Warm colours are

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New items for florists

10-15 years ago in our Russian florist literally collapsed avalanche of new species and varieties of ornamental plants, and with every coming season, many seed companies continue to delight flower lovers their findings. Today we tell about some of the plants, the seeds of which are offered by NC «Russian kitchen garden».

All of the following plants originate in the tropics and subtropics, therefore, being mostly perennials in zone umorennogo climate cultivated culture in the annual All they breed mostly seeds (some can be of grafted)

Two years ago at the demonstration site of the company there were two forms

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10 amazing daytime astronomy sights

Don’t let the longer days during the summer spoil your astronomy – here are ten sights you can see even when the Sun is in the sky.

Safety first

Warning! If you are attempting to view any of the objects mentioned here, you need to be very careful especially if using a telescope or other optical aid, as even a glimpse of the Sun through any optics, unless properly filtered, including a camera lens, can severely damage your eyesight!

1. The Moon

Yes, you can see the Moon in the daytime! In fact, you’ve probably noticed it and wondered why

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Buraukin: I believe that we will have a winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature

I believe in life and continues in that no Fuhrer and "father of nations", for all their haryzmatychnastsi, deceit and dishonesty will not be able to turn history back. Cripple retard its progression — can, and subject to fool naive people themselves — they can, but the world’s population to return to the stone age, to wean him from the achievements of progress, pull out of the millions of souls greenish sprouts justice and kindness and they will not work, fierce and vindictive, brash and confident. Of course, the hunt to bright future day, a pair of truth and spagadnastsi

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Gennady Buraukin: I believe that we will have a winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature

I believe in life and continues in that no Fuhrer and "father of nations", for all their haryzmatychnastsi, deceit and dishonesty will not be able to turn history back. Cripple retard its progression — can, and subject to fool naive people themselves — they can, but the world’s population to return to the stone age, to wean him from the achievements of progress, pull out of the millions of souls greenish sprouts justice and kindness and they will not work, fierce and vindictive, brash and confident.Of course, the hunt to bright future day, a pair of truth and spagadnastsi came

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Chelyabinsk — airfield for flying saucers

28.03.2013

The fall of the meteorite over Chelyabinsk February 15 this year, has become one of the most significant events, not only in 2013 but also the whole of the last century. And recently, Chelyabinsk witnessed another anomalous phenomenon. Above the town was recorded an unidentified flying object. However, in the Chelyabinsk region sightings not uncommon …  

Late in the evening of March 19 above the central and north-western parts of the city there was a bright yellow luminous haze.

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China: Rainbow clouds over the Jiangxi

July 2, 2013. Evening of July 1, the sky over Syushuanom (Suichuan), Jiangxi, after the rain painted in bright colors.

Unusual clouds, with a slight tinge of green, yellow and red, appeared in the sky. Colorful spectacle attracted passers-by, they stayed to enjoy the incredible skies.

Source: slide.news.sina.com.cn

 

Reference

Iridescent clouds — is a relatively rare optical phenomenon. It may be observed at all times of the year, but most often — in the fall.

So when the sun takes a certain position in the sky, while hidden in a fairly dense

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Villagers saw the sky Newbie secret signs

31.03.2013

Victor Gaidukov lives in the village of shiny new (Pavlovsky District, Voronezh Oblast). At the beginning of the sixth morning he was awakened by his wife Galina, who read the book and pointed to the window. On another dark sky above the forest, a large glowing object clavate had joined with him a bright arc, like a rainbow.

From the outside it looked like a giant lantern. He still hung to the south-west of the house Gaidukova. Grabbing digital home "bar of soap" couple time to make a single frame of the window. But too weak for

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Video of the Day: The Earth at a distance of more than 160 million km

03.04.2013

Not every day you can see the Earth at a distance of more than 160 million miles of space. At the same distance from Earth, not so long ago, a comet flew PanSTARRS. The spacecraft STEREO-B (Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory was able to capture this amazing phenomenon. 

On the above picture above Earth is a prominent bright dot in the center, and the bright lights in the near corner — it is the tail of a comet PanSTARRS. In head happened to be the famous image of the Earth «Pale Blue Dot», reminiscent of

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