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Congratulations to the winners of the EGU Best Blog Posts of 2021

Congratulations to the winners of the EGU Best Blog Posts of 2021

At EGU, we like to believe that a new year is more meaningful when we pause to look back at the year gone by – just a brief glimpse to appreciate all our good work and progress! 2021 was certainly an excellent year for our blogging network at EGU. Across the EGU’s official blog, GeoLog and division blogs we had so many inspiring, thought-provoking and even entertaining posts this year. Thank you t ...[Read More]

Imaggeo On Monday: C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) – a memorable moment

Imaggeo On Monday: C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) – a memorable moment

Around 17th July 2020, the core of the Neowise comet starting giving off a greenish-glow. At first I thought this strange colour was due to some glitch in my camera sensor (I used an entry-level DSLR), but other photos online also started reporting this greenish glow. It has since been speculated to be because of the formation of a new vent on the surface of the comet, discharging gaseous ions whi ...[Read More]

Imaggeo On Monday: Cassiopeia with Milky Way

Imaggeo On Monday: Cassiopeia with Milky Way

Cassiopeia with Milky Way in the background on September 9th, 2020. The image was taken in north-eastern state of Germany (Mecklenburg – Lower Pomerania) near the Town of Jarmen. The region has little light pollution and the evening had a clear sky (sky quality measure was 21.15). The image was taken at about 22:00 hrs local time. An EOS 1100D with a 50/1.6 lens was used. The exposure time w ...[Read More]

Imaggeo On Monday: International Space Station transiting the Sun

Imaggeo On Monday: International Space Station transiting the Sun

The International Space Station, a human-made, life-supporting habitat, and a most complex and unique scientific laboratory, orbits the Earth in only 90 minutes – that is 16 times a day! Even so, only occasionally, we earthlings have the privilege of seeing it’s dark outline against the much brighter surfaces of the Sun or Moon. Timing is of crucial importance if you want to see this, ...[Read More]