Space oddity - huge galaxy 'eats' star system like our own Milky Way
Space oddity - huge galaxy 'eats' star system like our own Milky Way Centaurus A is relatively near to Earth - a mere 12 million light years away - and astronomers used a space telescope to pick out two spiral 'arms' right in the centre of the galaxy.
Ft. Davis, Texas — one of the darkest skies in the United States. TexasGotItRight.com #travisgilpin
Earth Science POD: The photo above showing the Milky Way stretching across the desert sky and a distant monsoon thunderstorm on the horizon was captured just outside of Dead Horse Point State Park in Utah.
When Lightning Strikes Sand. Fulgurites (Latin, meaning "thunderbolt") Sometimes referred to as petrified lightning, they are natural hollow glass tubes formed by lightning strikes in quartzose sand, silica, or soil. (Wikipedpia)