1350-133 - The amazing area of the southern Milky Way in Carina and Crux, the brightest part of the Milky Way after the galactic core region. At right is the Carina Nebula, with the Southern Pleiades cluster, IC 2602, below it. The Football Cluster, NGC 3532, is at upper left of the Carina Nebula. At centre is the region of Lambda Centauri, with the star cluster NGC 3766, the Pearl Cluster, above the emission nebulosity. At left is the Southern Cross, with the dark Coal Sack at bottom left of the Cross, with thin tendrils extending to the right. To the left of Alpha Cruxis at the bottom of the Cross is the star cluster NGC 4609; aboive Alpha is NGC 4649. To the left of Beta Cruxis at the left side of the Cross is the Jewel Box Cluster, NGC 4755.
746-88406 - The cliffs at Noup Head with noup head lighthouseon the island of Westray in the Orkney Islands.The cliffs are extending for miles, are home to one of the largest sea bird colonies in the UK and are a RSPB Reserve. europe, central europe, northern europe, united kingdom, great britain, scotland, northern isles,orkney islands, June
1012-137 - Leather Coral Polyps (Sarcophyton sp) each extending its 8 arms to try catching plankton in water. Coral Polyps are individual animals having a common base (in this case, the leathery base). Derawan, Kalimantan, Indonesia.
797-4013 - PAPUA NEW GUINEA Chimbu Head and shoulders portrait of man wearing traditional head-dress of red feathers with shell necklaces and nose piercing of white painted leaves. Red and yellow face paint extending down nose and at side of eyes and beard tipped with yellow.