Friday, December 14, 2007

best astronomy images of 2007

as the year winds down, people seem to like to produce their "best of" lists for the year. the bad astronomer, phil plait, has produced a beautiful list of his top ten astronomy pictures of 2007, complete with informative explanations about what youre seeing! check it out!

i'll add a favorite picture of mine from this year.... comet mcnaught over patagonia in south america, showing the disk of our milky way galaxy in addition to the two strange galaxies: the large and small magellanic clouds! (see full explanation here)


Chuck said...

That pic is awesome. You beat Phil, I reckon.

Jerome Smith Ju 朱 said...

The universe soothed beneath the artist's loving hand is so breath-taking.