Planet Earth's Northern Hemisphere A timelapse of Planet Earth from the Elektro-L, a geostationary satellite orbiting 40000km above the Earth. It creates a 121 megapixel image every 30 minutes with four visible and infrared light wavelengths.
Scientific illustrators aid scientists in their research, and, in doing so, create works of art. This illustration - Annona cherimola (Annonaceae) by Diane Robertson - is part of a database accessible to all. #seriouslyamazing