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  1. People reading sign

    Snapshot Title: People reading sign
    Taken by: Gary O Grimm

    Image: Geyser Hill, Old Faithful Area, Yellowstone National Park
    Image Owner: Gary O Grimm



    Description:

    This walkway through the Geyser Hill area provides many interpretive signs.



  2. Centaurus - The Centaur

    Snapshot Title: Centaurus - The Centaur
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: South Pole 360 degree Pano
    Image Owner: Jeremy Johnson



    Description:

    The stars in this northernmost part of the Centaur represent his head, arms and his bow. The stars of his legs and hooves, including Alpha and Beta Centauri, and the Southern Cross are above this part...



  3. A Monastery

    Snapshot Title: A Monastery
    Taken by: Colin

    Image: Meteora - Greece
    Image Owner: Colin



    Description:

    A monastery in Meteora.



  4. The Moon

    Snapshot Title: The Moon
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: South Pole 360 degree Pano
    Image Owner: Jeremy Johnson



    Description:

    The constellation Virgo is lost in the moonlight. The moon behaves strangely here, rising for 2 weeks at a time, and then disappearing below the horizon for 2 weeks. When the moon is in the sky, we s...



  5. Lupus - The Wolf

    Snapshot Title: Lupus - The Wolf
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: South Pole 360 degree Pano
    Image Owner: Jeremy Johnson



    Description:

    Here is the northern part of Lupus, the mythical wolf who is giving the nearby centaur a difficult time. Lupus is a faint constellation that we find on the southwest side of Scorpius. That is, we see ...



  6. Antlia - The Air Pump

    Snapshot Title: Antlia - The Air Pump
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: South Pole 360 degree Pano
    Image Owner: Jeremy Johnson



    Description:

    This is another constellation conceived by Nicolas-Louis de Lacaille during the 18th Century. Like so many of the constellations that he created, the stars of Antlia are quite dim, and it looks nothin...



  7. Scutum - The Shield

    Snapshot Title: Scutum - The Shield
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: South Pole 360 degree Pano
    Image Owner: Jeremy Johnson



    Description:

    Scutum was added to the list of constellations in 1690 to commemorate a Polish military victory. It doesn't look much like a shield, but we can find its four brightest stars by looking on the horizon ...



  8. church

    Snapshot Title: church
    Taken by: orbilia23

    Image: Nyons (France)
    Image Owner: orbilia23



    Description:

    .



  9. litter

    Snapshot Title: litter
    Taken by: orbilia23

    Image: Nyons (France)
    Image Owner: orbilia23



    Description:

    ...!!



  10. forêt domaniale

    Snapshot Title: forêt domaniale
    Taken by: orbilia23

    Image: Nyons (France)
    Image Owner: orbilia23



    Description:

    de Veaux



  11. Olive trees

    Snapshot Title: Olive trees
    Taken by: orbilia23

    Image: Nyons (France)
    Image Owner: orbilia23



    Description:

    all around



  12. River gravel

    Snapshot Title: River gravel
    Taken by: Kyle House

    Image: Lower Reach of the Middle Owyhee River
    Image Owner: Kyle House



    Description:

    This 2 Ma-ish lava flow provides a key datum for the profile of the early Pleistocene Owyhee River where it overlies river gravel.



  13. Hoveround

    Snapshot Title: Hoveround
    Taken by: Josh Chambers

    Image: Museum square // Museumplein
    Image Owner: Gerwin Spijksma



    Description:

    You CAN go anywhere with a Hoveround!



  14. a mess

    Snapshot Title: a mess
    Taken by: Josh Chambers

    Image: Autumn in Amsterdam
    Image Owner: Zoltan Sylvester



    Description:

    Don't tell me that people do THAT on the streets of Amsterdam!



  15. GQ Man

    Snapshot Title: GQ Man
    Taken by: Josh Chambers

    Image: Autumn in Amsterdam
    Image Owner: Zoltan Sylvester



    Description:

    GQ poser



  16. Once-closed depression

    Snapshot Title: Once-closed depression
    Taken by: Kyle House

    Image: Double Spring Landslide Complex, Owyhee River, Oregon
    Image Owner: Kyle House



    Description:

    Depression on landslide surface filled to overflowing with alluvium.



  17. ruins

    Snapshot Title: ruins
    Taken by: orbilia23

    Image: Nyons (France)
    Image Owner: orbilia23



    Description:

    .



  18. Only blemish in the shot

    Snapshot Title: Only blemish in the shot
    Taken by: Kyle House

    Image: Double Spring Landslide Complex, Owyhee River, Oregon
    Image Owner: Kyle House



    Description:

    well-kept mine



  19. GQ Man

    Snapshot Title: GQ Man
    Taken by: Josh Chambers

    Image: South Beach Spring Break 2007
    Image Owner: Rodrigo Blanco



    Description:

    GQ poser



  20. Les Lointes Bastides

    Snapshot Title: Les Lointes Bastides
    Taken by: Philippe Lamoise

    Image: Luberon Mountain Range
    Image Owner: Philippe Lamoise



    Description:

    Les Lointes Bastides



  21. Les Beaumelles

    Snapshot Title: Les Beaumelles
    Taken by: Philippe Lamoise

    Image: Luberon Mountain Range
    Image Owner: Philippe Lamoise



    Description:

    This is a nice private residence in Lourmarin.



  22. Melons

    Snapshot Title: Melons
    Taken by: Josh Chambers

    Image: Surf Festival six person Beach Volleyball tournament #3, Day 2
    Image Owner: John Post



    Description:

    Line up of the Melons



  23. GQ moment

    Snapshot Title: GQ moment
    Taken by: Josh Chambers

    Image: Surf Festival six person Beach Volleyball tournament #3, Day 2
    Image Owner: John Post



    Description:

    GQ man



  24. the top is missing

    Snapshot Title: the top is missing
    Taken by: orbilia23

    Image: Nyons (France)
    Image Owner: orbilia23



    Description:

    stitcher..



  25. sun and moon

    Snapshot Title: sun and moon
    Taken by: Nathan Wong

    Image: Grace Cathedral in San Francisco
    Image Owner: Nathan Wong



    Description:

    Of all the years I've seen this builing I never noticed it had a clock, let alone one with a sun and moon and hearts as hands.



  26. good corner

    Snapshot Title: good corner
    Taken by: orbilia23

    Image: Nyons (France)
    Image Owner: orbilia23



    Description:

    .



  27. somewhere

    Snapshot Title: somewhere
    Taken by: orbilia23

    Image: Nyons (France)
    Image Owner: orbilia23



    Description:

    there



  28. on icefield

    Snapshot Title: on icefield
    Taken by: miao

    Image: Canadian Rockies (2) - Columbia Icefield of Athabasca Glacier
    Image Owner: miao



    Description:

    on icefield



  29. Stiff neck

    Snapshot Title: Stiff neck
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: Summer Beaches (6)
    Image Owner: miao



    Description:

    crack!



  30. Photographer

    Snapshot Title: Photographer
    Taken by: Philippe Lamoise

    Image: My House in Provence, France
    Image Owner: Philippe Lamoise



    Description:

    My reflection in the window.



  31. Fountain

    Snapshot Title: Fountain
    Taken by: Philippe Lamoise

    Image: My House in Provence, France
    Image Owner: Philippe Lamoise



    Description:

    Fountain



  32. Libra - The Scales

    Snapshot Title: Libra - The Scales
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: South Pole 360 degree Pano
    Image Owner: Jeremy Johnson



    Description:

    To find Libra, first find Scorpius, and then look for the box of four stars west of the Scorpion's head. Some early cultures saw these stars as the Scorpion's claws. Libra has been a balance or a scal...



  33. Gargoyle

    Snapshot Title: Gargoyle
    Taken by: Philippe Lamoise

    Image: Castle of Lourmarin
    Image Owner: Philippe Lamoise



    Description:

    Gargoyle



  34. Ferrari

    Snapshot Title: Ferrari
    Taken by: Nathan Wong

    Image: Stockton Street towards Downtown - San Francisco
    Image Owner: Nathan Wong



    Description:

    Wow, that really stands out!



  35. Marco Tulio Bretas

    Snapshot Title: Marco Tulio Bretas
    Taken by: tulio bretas

    Image: Torcida do Galo - Atlético 1 x 1 Botafogo - Clube Atlético Mineiro´s Fans
    Image Owner: Emmerson Maurilio



    Description:

    Olha eu aí.



  36. Marco Tulio Bretas

    Snapshot Title: Marco Tulio Bretas
    Taken by: tulio bretas

    Image: Torcida do Galo - Atlético 1 x 1 Botafogo - Clube Atlético Mineiro´s Fans
    Image Owner: Emmerson Maurilio



    Description:

    Olha eu aí. Ao lado do gordão de roupa toda preta e boné marrom.



  37. Sextans - The Sextant

    Snapshot Title: Sextans - The Sextant
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: South Pole 360 degree Pano
    Image Owner: Jeremy Johnson



    Description:

    The Sextant is a group of very dim stars on the celestial equator. On the clearest and darkest of nights, it sits like a beach chair on the horizon, just east of Alphard in Hydra. Here it is obscured ...



  38. end of the line for cable cars

    Snapshot Title: end of the line for cable cars
    Taken by: Nathan Wong

    Image: California Street - San Francisco
    Image Owner: Nathan Wong



    Description:

    also the beginning of the line



  39. Spectacular viewpoint

    Snapshot Title: Spectacular viewpoint
    Taken by: Gary O Grimm

    Image: Lower Mesa Falls, Island Park area, Idaho
    Image Owner: Gary O Grimm



    Description:

    Several years ago we shot a 360 degree panorama from this spot. Below is a link to it.

    www.mountainvisions.com/QTVR/IdaQTVR/EastIda/LowMesaF.html Will open in a new tab or window



  40. Fornax - The Furnace

    Snapshot Title: Fornax - The Furnace
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: South Pole 360 degree Pano
    Image Owner: Jeremy Johnson



    Description:

    This is another modern constellation that was imagined and named by Nicolas-Louis de Lacaille. Its stars are found in a bend of the River Eridanus. Fornax , which has no bright stars, is very difficul...



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