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Imaggeo On Monday: the Crab Nebula

Imaggeo On Monday: the Crab Nebula

The Crab Nebula (catalogue designations M1, NGC 1952, Taurus A) is a supernova remnant and pulsar wind nebula in the constellation of Taurus. At the center of the nebula lies the Crab Pulsar, a neutron star 28–30 kilometers across with a spin rate of 30.2 times per second, which emits pulses of radiation from gamma rays to radio waves. This photo was taken with Liverpool Telescope (Roque de los Mu ...[Read More]

Imaggeo On Monday: Nyiragongo Crater by Nightfall

Imaggeo On Monday: Nyiragongo Crater by Nightfall

This photo shows the centre of the Nyiragongo Volcano, Democratic Republic of the Congo. As the night falls, the molten centre of the Nyiragongo crater comes to life. The smoke rising from the molten caldera centre is illuminated by both the setting sun and the bright yellow magma, displaying a spectacular range of red, pink and purple hues. Description by Victoria Milanez Fernandes, after the des ...[Read More]

Imaggeo On Monday: the EGU Photo Competition – 3 DAYS LEFT!

Imaggeo On Monday: the EGU Photo Competition – 3 DAYS LEFT!

We are so excited for your images to show us other ways of experiencing this wonderful planet and our place in the wider dance of planets and stars, in the EGU 2022 Photo Competition – just like Vytas Huth did with this breathtaking image ’43°29’S 147°08’E – Meet me at the lighthouse’ one of 2019’s winners. Remember your image can be of anything, even a gi ...[Read More]

Imaggeo On Monday: the EGU Photo Competition – capture a moment in time.

Imaggeo On Monday: the EGU Photo Competition – capture a moment in time.

In 2010 EGU held our first annual Photo Competition at the General Assembly in Vienna. Since then hundreds of photos have been shared on imaggeo by geoscientists and researchers just like you, with a lucky few being selected each year to be highlighted during the meeting and voted on by our members.   These images can be of anything to do with geology or geoscience – we get many beautif ...[Read More]