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From: Dan Richter (1:317/3)
To: All
Date: Thu, 13.05.21 13:00
ES Picture of the Day 13 2021
EPOD - a service of USRA

The Earth Science Picture of the Day (EPOD) highlights the diverse processes
and phenomena which shape our planet and our lives. EPOD will collect and
archive photos, imagery, graphics, and artwork with short explanatory
captions and links exemplifying features within the Earth system. The
community is invited to contribute digital imagery, short captions and
relevant links.

Belt of Venus and Earth’s Shadow Observed from Saint-Ve'ran, France

May 13, 2021

_MGL4824 (1)

Photographer: Jeff Graphy

Summary Author: Jeff Graphy

Featured above is a lovely moment capturing the rose-colored belt
of Venus, the deep blue of the setting Earth’s shadow and the
snowclad Pic de Rochebrune (10,890 ft or 3,320 m) in the
Cottian Alps of France. The western sky as viewed from the
Saint-Ve'ran Observatory was simply stunning on this winter’s
morning (January 11, 2021).

Photo details: Canon 5D MKIII camera; Canon 80-200 lens; f/2.8.

Saint-Ve'ran , France Coordinates: 44.7008, -6.8686

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Atmospheric Effects Links

* Atmospheric Optics
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* Refraction Index
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Earth Science Picture of the Day is a service of the Universities
Space Research Association.

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