Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Spaceship Earth

There is a lot of great night sky photography out there. Its beauty can inspire others to learn more about the immense and complex beauty of the cosmos.

Amazingly we are travelling through the vastness of space on Spaceship Earth.

Spaceship Earth is spinning on it's axis at 1,800 kph and revolving around the Sun at 54,000 kph. Our Solar System is moving throughout our Milky Way Galaxy at 180,000 kph. And our Milky Way Galaxy is moving in our local group of galaxies at 1,080,000 kph. Sorry I don't know how fast our group of galaxies are moving throughout the universe! And perhaps the universe is moving too?

It's funny how sometimes we might be driving down the street at 60kph and feel we are driving fast! :-)

Cabot Tower - Spinning Through Space 
Cabot Tower - Spinning Through Space

Photography can teach those of us who are fortunate enough to call ourselves photographers so much. But we can also use it as a means to share and bring to others this beauty and wonder. To inspire people, in this way more will learn to appreciate and care for this wonderful planet. After all the Earth is our home!

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