Winners of the "Brightest Lights” GigaPan Photo Competition are:
1st Place: Jason Buchheim - The Green Flash at the last moment of the setting sun
2nd Place: Issam Kanafani - Kaaba
3rd Place: Jim Trotter - City garden with parts
Thank you to everyone who participated. View all the submissions below!
voting ends February 19, 2013, 12:00AM
This residence near Burgess, Virginia on State highway #200 is famous in the region for its colourful and bright light display. The lights are a collection of every Yuletide theme imaginable and seems to grow larger every passing year.
Sunspot, New Mexico (elevation: 2804m) is home to the 76cm Dunn Solar Telescope. The telescope extends 40 meters above ground and another 60 meters below, and the entire optical path is in a vacuum. You can see my exterior gigapan of the telescope here: www.gigapan.com/gigapans/104195 - The telescope was name...