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Continuing our thread from the previous forum. This thread is for particularly dramatic or impressive imagery, usually from nature, or the world of science/technology, but can include other sources.

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Here's a thunderstorm at night over the Pacific ocean, taken at 37,000 feet by Santiago Borja.

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Another cloud from above:
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An Intriguing storm in Brisbane, Australia

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Icy world in a globular cluster.

[Space Engine]


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Not sure if this qualifies as "awesome", but it's certainly interesting.

A billion dollars, compared to a million (smaller pile), and £10K (smallest pile).


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Nature TTL Photographer of the Year 2021 competition winners

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-57335458

More here: https://www.naturettl.com/poty/nature-t ... s-gallery/
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Frozen lightning

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Tip of a ballpoint pen looking like an alien planet
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