There is space news today. I don’t have pictures yet and so I will post about it when I do.
A meteor, also called a meteorite, collided with Earth in the Ural Mountains, north of Kazakhstan. Some people were injured by this and I hope they have a speedy recovery.
Today, at around 2 p.m. EST, NASA will live stream the asteroid that is going to speed by the Earth. They said it wasn’t coming too close to us. I bet in the Ural Mountains they are not so sure of this.

People go out with cameras and take pictures at night. Some are experienced photographers and some are the kind of picture taker like me. My version of picture taking is, let’s see if this comes out okay.

All the pictures are from Wikimedia Commons.

Backyard  by, Mixwell, English Wikimedia. It was also in Commons.

Backyard Mixwell en wikiThis picture is of the constellations called Orionis. The name of the author wasn’t in English.

800px-The_Orionis_001 name not in english WCThis is the North Star. 227 images were taken in the state of Arizona and put together. The caption says circumpolar. Taken by,  LCGS Russ.

482px-Circumpolar_AZ81 North Star AZ LCGS Russ WCMoon Ring  by, snty – tact.

800px-Moon_ring snty tact WC

The next two pictures are of the Perceid meteor shower  by, Nick Ares from Auburn CA, United States.

640px-227_Images_Perseid_Meteor_Shower Nick Ares from Auburn CA US WC360px-Perseid_Meteor_8.12.09 Nick Ares from Aubrun CA us WCThis last picture is called Venus with reflection  by, Brocken Inaglory.

Venus_with_reflection Brocken Inaglory WC