Here's What it Looks Like When a Ship Traverses an Overpass

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That's the Project 808 Symphony yacht by Feadship Yachts passing over the A12 motorway in Gouda, Netherlands. The canal doesn't always take in such large ships, but when it does it's a surreal sight to behold!

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Animals Are Astounding

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Seriously animals are amazing, this fox uses magnetic fields to hunt.

Stars in the Wanter

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constellations reflected in the lagoon
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Via NASA: Several key conditions came together to create this award-winning shot. These included a dark night, few clouds, an epic auroral display, and a body of water that was both calm enough and unfrozen enough to show reflected stars. The featured skyscape of activity and serenity appeared over Iceland's Vatnajökull Glacier a year ago January, with the Jökulsárlón Iceberg Lagoon captured in the foreground. Aurora filled skies continue to be common near Earth's poles as our Sun, near Solar Maximum, continues to expel energetic clouds of plasma into the Solar System.

Along the Cygnus Wall

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A gorgeous nebula
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Via NASA:<blockquote>The W-shaped ridge of emission featured in this vivid skyscape is known as the Cygnus Wall. Part of a larger emission nebula with a distinctive outline popularly called The North America Nebula, the cosmic ridge spans about 20 light-years. Constructed using narrowband data to highlight the telltale reddish glow from ionized hydrogen atoms recombining with electrons, the two frame mosaic image follows an ionization front with fine details of dark, dusty forms in silhouette. Sculpted by energetic radiation from the region's young, hot, massive stars, the dark shapes inhabiting the view are clouds of cool gas and dust with stars likely forming within. The North America Nebula itself, NGC 7000, is about 1,500 light-years away.</blockquote>