Tuesday, November 07, 2006

Feeding My Photographic Inferiority Complex

The latest entry in my "sky country" series is being delayed by technical difficulties. Which is probably for the best since these shots are of, uh, slightly higher quality. Via Cosmic Variance, here's a pretty stunning collection of the top 100 images from the Hubble Telescope.

You've got your garden-variety star clusters:

And this shot of the Horsehead nebula, which the site describes as "one of the most photographed objects in the sky." Oh, yeah -- this thing again. Bor-ing:

I don't know if it's just me, but this looks like the home planet of Donald Trump's hair:

And this one of Mars might be my favorite, not because it's beautiful (it is), but because it looks like it was taken by a doofus alien that left its finger in the frame. ("Nice going, Erglont!")


Anonymous pf said...

WOW. WOW!!! And thank you for the comedic brilliance of "the home-planet of Donald Trump's hair."

11:04 AM  
Blogger D.Daddio Al-Ozarka said...

"...Donald Trump's hair.

LOL! Hilarious!

10:40 PM  

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