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…

1 year 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…

4 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…

13 years ago