The Manhattan skyline glowing across the east river with Brooklyn Bridge in foreground.
9:16 am • 22 March 2014 • 11 notes
On Feb. 1, 2014, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Koichi Wakata tweeted this view of a crescent moon rising and the cusp of Earth’s atmosphere. Distinct colors are visible because the dominant gases and particles in each layer of the atmosphere act as prisms, filtering out certain colors of light.
Image Credit: NASA
(Source: thinkcosmos, via infinity-imagined)
1:24 pm • 8 March 2014 • 567 notes