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Imaggeo on Mondays: Decreasing Moon

Decreasing Moon Imaggeo

This picture shows the decreasing Moon on May 6, 2015, two days after the full Moon, as viewed from Hamburg, Germany. There are still 96.4% of the lunar front illuminated. The Moon does not glow on its own, but its surface reflects the sunlight. The Sun always illuminates a complete half of our natural satellite, which, in its orbit around our planet, always turns its face (which we see at full Mo ...[Read More]

Imaggeo on Mondays: The best of imaggeo in 2017

Imaggeo on Mondays: The best of imaggeo in 2017

Imaggeo, our open access image repository, is packed with beautiful images showcasing the best of the Earth, space and planetary sciences. Throughout the year we use the photographs submitted to the repository to illustrate our social media and blog posts. For the past few years we’ve celebrated the end of the year by rounding-up some of the best Imaggeo images. But it’s no easy task to pick which ...[Read More]

Imaggeo on Mondays: New life on ancient rock

Imaggeo on Mondays: New life on ancient rock

For the start of a new year, we bring you a photograph featuring some of the oldest rocks in the world but bursting with new life. The image, taken by Gerrit de Rooij, of the Helmholtz Centre for Env. Res. – UFZ, comes complete with an informative caption which we’ve included below. May the new year be successful for all our readers. After two days of canooing in the rain on lake Juvul ...[Read More]

Imaggeo on Mondays: Happy holidays!

Imaggeo on Mondays: Happy holidays!

Along with this magestic sunlit reindeer, photographed on a hilltop in one of the expedition​s​ on the Yamal Peninsula, EGU wishes all our readers happy holidays and very warm wishes for 2018. And for a chance to be featured on GeoLog throughout the new year, don’t forget to submit your field and lab based photographs and images to imaggeo: our open access image repository. All geoscientists ...[Read More]