Some Sweet Eye Candy for the Start of the Week

By Tom Yulsman | February 23, 2014 8:51 pm
Moon and atmosphere eye candy

Source: International Space Station Expedition 38 crew member Koichi Wakata

This image is so beautiful I just had to share it — a sweet piece of visual eye candy to help us all start the week with the right frame of mind.

Koichi Wakata, a JAXA astronaut aboard the International Space Station, shot this photograph of the moon floating above the Earth’s glowing limb on Feb. 21. Enjoy! And have a great week.



ImaGeo is a visual blog focusing on the intersection of imagery, imagination and Earth. It focuses on spectacular visuals related to the science of our planet, with an emphasis (although not an exclusive one) on the unfolding Anthropocene Epoch.

About Tom Yulsman

Tom Yulsman is Director of the Center for Environmental Journalism and a Professor of Journalism at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He also continues to work as a science and environmental journalist with more than 30 years of experience producing content for major publications. His work has appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, Audubon, Climate Central, Columbia Journalism Review, Discover, Nieman Reports, and many other publications. He has held a variety of editorial positions over the years, including a stint as editor-in-chief of Earth magazine. Yulsman has written one book: Origins: the Quest for Our Cosmic Roots, published by the Institute of Physics in 2003.


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