Tag: Astronomy Picture of the day

Clouds for a Tuesday

Astronomy Picture of the Day has this photograph of “Mammatus Clouds Over Saskatchewan” Very awesome, to me they look like happy booby bubbles sailing by in a big blue sky. What is a mammatus cloud? Well first of all the pronunciation for this type of cloud is Ma-Ma-Tuss According to my Google search they are “pouch-like structures” that can be… Read more →

Sun Moon and Space Station

Found this beautiful photo in the Astronomy Picture of the Day for January 5 2011. “Explanation: Skywatchers throughout much of Europe, North Africa, and Central Asia, were treated to the first eclipse of the new year on January 4, a partial eclipse of the Sun. But traveling to the area around Muscat, capital city of Oman, photographer Thierry Legault planned… Read more →