Crepuscular Rays

Curiosity Sees Spectacular Crepuscular Rays in Martian Clouds

NASA's Curiosity Rover usually looks down at the ground, studying nearby rocks and craters. But sometimes, it looks up and…

12 months ago

Hubble Sees Dark Shadows That Could Be Cast by a Supermassive Black Hole

We use the term 'supermassive black hole' with a kind of casual familiarity. But stop and think about what they…

3 years ago

Timelapse: Anticrepuscular Rays at Monument Valley

Astrophotograher César Cantú from Mexico is visiting Utah and captured an incredible timelapse of the view at sunset along with…

10 years ago

Astrophoto: Curtain of Crepuscular Rays at Dawn

Prolific astrophotographer and Australian astronomer Joseph Brimacombe captured this beautiful wide-field view of crepuscular rays from the Sun last week.…

11 years ago

Astrophoto: Double Crepuscular Rays

[/caption] I'm not sure how often this happens, but I've never seen it before: crepuscular rays on both the west…

12 years ago

Crepuscular Rays Seen From Space

[/caption] Seeing crepuscular rays on Earth is a somewhat rare event, as conditions have to be just right at either…

12 years ago