Jupiter has 64 moons, and from top to bottom, the moons shown are Io, Europa, Ganymede and Callisto.

This "family portrait" is a composite of the Jovian system: the edge of Jupiter with its Great Red Spot + Jupiter's 4 largest moons, known as the Galilean satellites. The moons (top-to-bottom): Io, Europa, Ganymede and Callisto.

Ten Houseplants That Clean Indoor Air

Ten Houseplants That Clean Indoor Air. Looking at all the lists like this, I'm thinking that probably ALL houseplants "clean the air." I want an aloe vera plant!

The moon and Venus as seen by the Clementine probe in 1994.

NASA / Naval Research Laboratory / Bill Dunford The Moon and the Evening Star One of the star tracker cameras onboard the Clementine orbiter captured the moon and Venus, which was so bright it somewhat overwhelmed the image sensor.

Rhodochrosite Stalactite, Argentina

The Giant Crystal Project : Rhodochrosite stalagtites, Capillitas, Argentina


Star-Rutilated Quartz / Quartz à rutile étoilé

Lunar cycle...this is one of God's awesome gifts. At the top of the cycle is the full moon, and it actually affects my mood and my feelings. Amazing, beautiful world this is.

Waxing: The moon anytime before a full moon and after a new moon.Waning: the moon at any time after full moon and before new moon.Gibbous: convex at both edges, as the moon when more than half full.Crescent: a shape resembling a segment of a ring.

Cool spikey sea shell

vicdani is a species of marine gastropod, known for its red-brownish spiked shell. Its shell is wanted by collectors all over the world, though it is only found in the Indo-Pacific ocean around the Philippines.

Ernst Haeckel, Acanthophracta

Ernst Haeckel, “Acanthophracta”, from Kunstformen der Natur, 1904

Carly Waito

Painted crystals by Toronto based artist Carly Waito.

bridge to the moon.

Find a path thru the stars, and land on the moon. Create your dreams any which way you can.

• GALILEO • sketches of the moon from Galileo’s “Sidereus Nuncius,” a short treatise on Galileo’s early observations of the Moon, the stars, and the moons of Jupiter; it was the first scientific treatise based on observations made through a telescope •

Sketches of the moon from Galileo Galilei’s “Sidereus Nuncius” a short treatise on Galileo’s early observations of the Moon, the stars, and the moons of Jupiter

Orange Mineral Stone...

“Stoned” Paintings in Oil by Carly Waito

moon trail

Phases of the moon.

Sacred Geometry found in nature

Sacred Geometry Seed of Life Flower of Life Fruit of Life Platonic Solids - hopefully getting another piece added to my thigh sleeve this November. Looking at getting the seed of life incorporated in there somewhere.

Rhodochrosite #minerals....an easier name might be watermelon.....

A single Rhodochrosite specimen showing on one side the characteristic stalactitic formation typical of this location. has been polished to show the rich pink banded structure.