Category Archives: picture of the day

Daily discussion of various images from an Electric Universe perspective.

Never the Twain Shall Meet

  Dec 19, 2014 On the surface, the idea that the sun could reverse its apparent direction and be seen to move from west to east might seem bizarre in the extreme, but exactly this is what several ancient traditions … Continue reading

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Water in Stars?

  Dec 18, 2014 Some stars are said to be surrounded by haloes of hot water mixed with carbon dust. Astronomers using the Herschel infrared space observatory discovered a putative cloud of hot water surrounding a giant star in the constellation Leo known … Continue reading

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Thereby Hangs a Tail

  Dec 17, 2014 Direct statements concerning dramatic changes in the appearance of planets are few and far between in ancient sources. A classic example is a fragment from the obscure Greek astronomer Castor of Rhodes (1st century BCE), as … Continue reading

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New Moon?

  Dec 16, 2014 What is the object in Saturn’s ring plane? Cassini entered orbit around Saturn on July 1, 2004. On August 11, 2009 the spacecraft was in position to observe the giant planet’s equinox, when its rings turned edge-on to … Continue reading

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The Mother of Aeneas

  Dec 15, 2014 Venus is like other rocky bodies in the Solar System: electrically active. The European Space Agency’s (ESA) Venus Express is approaching the end of its mission. Launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on November 9, 2005 … Continue reading

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Chain of Fire

  Dec 12, 2014 Since Mars has no crustal plates, why are volcanoes found in chains? According to conventional theories, volcanoes on Earth form when the plates that make up the Earth’s crust move over upwelling magma plumes. Magma naturally … Continue reading

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A Ring, A Ring O’Roses

  Dec 10, 2014 A ring of gas is said to be orbiting the center of our galaxy. Previous Pictures of the Day, discuss the active nucleus in galaxy Centaurus A, The conclusion was that active galaxies display characteristic axial … Continue reading

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Cosmic Lightning

  Dec 09, 2014 Many fast, high energy phenomena could be due to something astronomers do not expect. Some things are familiar, even though they are not easily explained. The aurorae at each of Earth’s poles are familiar to most people, … Continue reading

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The Daughter of Lycaon

  Dec 8, 2014 Callisto resembles other electrically shocked bodies in the Solar System. The Galileo spacecraft was launched October 18, 1989 after a delay lasting several years, while NASA underwent a management and procedures overhaul following the Challenger space … Continue reading

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Wishing for Theories

m4s0n501   Dec 5, 2014 The Wishing Well Cluster in the southern sky is twice the size of the full Moon. The conjectures about how it works are as varied as the colors of its stars. The consensus conjecture of … Continue reading

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