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2016 11 02 01:54 UTC
Picture of the day
Laon Cathedral Interior 04.JPG
Interior of Laon Cathedral Notre-Dame, Picardy, France  
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Germany’s largest oil field Mittelplate

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English : Germany’s largest oil field Mittelplate

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Martin Sesaker representing Norway in curling at the 2012 Winter Youth Olympics.

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English : Martin Sesaker representing Norway in curling at the 2012 Winter Youth Olympics.

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Hong Kong; View from Victoria Peak to Victoria Harbour and Kowloon.

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English : Hong Kong; View from Victoria Peak to Victoria Harbour and Kowloon.

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Niels Simonsen, Retreat from Dannevirke, 1864, 1864, Det Nationalhistoriske Museum på Frederiksborg Slot
Episode of the retreat from Dannevirke, 5 - 6 February 1864 - Battle of Sankelmark and Oeversee.

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English : Niels Simonsen, Retreat from Dannevirke, 1864, 1864, Det Nationalhistoriske Museum på Frederiksborg Slot
Episode of the retreat from Dannevirke, 5 - 6 February 1864 - Battle of Sankelmark and Oeversee.

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Zenit-B soviet SLR film camera with soviet Helios-44-2 lens.

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English : Zenit-B soviet SLR film camera with soviet Helios-44-2 lens.

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Domestic cat on snow, a ten month old female.

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English : Domestic cat on snow, a ten month old female.

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American composer William Grant Still (1895-1978), pictured in 1949. He was the first African-American composer to have a symphony performed by a leading orchestra (his Symphony No. 1 "Afro-American" in 1931), the first to have an opera produced by a major opera company (Troubled Island in 1949), and the first to have an opera performed on television (A Bayou Legend broadcast in 1981).

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English : American composer William Grant Still (1895-1978), pictured in 1949. He was the first African-American composer to have a symphony performed by a leading orchestra (his Symphony No. 1 "Afro-American" in 1931), the first to have an opera produced by a major opera company (Troubled Island in 1949), and the first to have an opera performed on television (A Bayou Legend broadcast in 1981).

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Interior (apartment) of the old distillery Löhning, Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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English : Interior (apartment) of the old distillery Löhning, Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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Interior of Laon Cathedral Notre-Dame, Picardy, France

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English : Interior of Laon Cathedral Notre-Dame, Picardy, France

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Panoramic view from Sgurr Fiona, An Teallach massif, Scotland.

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English : Panoramic view from Sgurr Fiona, An Teallach massif, Scotland.

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Roundhouse wipers having lunch in their rest room, Chicago & North Western Railroad, Clinton, Iowa, USA (April 1943).

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English : Roundhouse wipers having lunch in their rest room, Chicago & North Western Railroad, Clinton, Iowa, USA (April 1943).

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An adult female proboscis monkey (Nasalis larvatus) at Labuk Bay, Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia.

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English : An adult female proboscis monkey (Nasalis larvatus) at Labuk Bay, Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia.

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While orbiting over the Gulf of Alaska and moving toward the west coast of the United States, an astronaut aboard the International Space Station shot this panorama looking north into the snow-covered landscape of Canada’s Coast Mountains, the Canadian Rockies, and Vancouver Island.

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English : While orbiting over the Gulf of Alaska and moving toward the west coast of the United States, an astronaut aboard the International Space Station shot this panorama looking north into the snow-covered landscape of Canada’s Coast Mountains, the Canadian Rockies, and Vancouver Island.

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Veined rapa whelk, four views of the same specimen

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English : Veined rapa whelk, four views of the same specimen

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Kayaker playboating at Saint-Clément-sur-Durance's canoe stadium, on the Durance river (France).

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English : Kayaker playboating at Saint-Clément-sur-Durance's canoe stadium, on the Durance river (France).

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Panoramic view of Machu Picchu seen from Huayna Picchu, Cusco Region, Peru.

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English : Panoramic view of Machu Picchu seen from Huayna Picchu, Cusco Region, Peru.

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Male ruby-throated hummingbird (Archilochus colubris) guarding his territory from the top of a tomato stake. He will chase off any other hummingbirds that try to feed in "his" area.

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English : Male ruby-throated hummingbird (Archilochus colubris) guarding his territory from the top of a tomato stake. He will chase off any other hummingbirds that try to feed in "his" area.

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An El 14 electric locomotive hauling a container train on the Dovre Line, near Dombås, Norway.

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English : An El 14 electric locomotive hauling a container train on the Dovre Line, near Dombås, Norway.

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Fountain of the Virgin (Fontaine de la Vierge) at Square Jean XXIII and apse of the cathedral Notre-Dame de Paris, France

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English : Fountain of the Virgin (Fontaine de la Vierge) at Square Jean XXIII and apse of the cathedral Notre-Dame de Paris, France

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West face of Les Invalides from the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

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English : West face of Les Invalides from the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

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Artist's speculative impression of a Hot Jupiter, a type of extrasolar planet discovered with the Hubble Space Telescope. The planet, comparable in mass to Jupiter, is so close to its red dwarf star that it completes an orbit in 10.5 hours. The planet is only 750,000 miles (about 1.207 million kilometres) from the star, 1/130th the distance between Earth and the Sun.

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English : Artist's speculative impression of a Hot Jupiter, a type of extrasolar planet discovered with the Hubble Space Telescope. The planet, comparable in mass to Jupiter, is so close to its red dwarf star that it completes an orbit in 10.5 hours. The planet is only 750,000 miles (about 1.207 million kilometres) from the star, 1/130th the distance between Earth and the Sun.

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A reflection on sand and water.

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English : A reflection on sand and water.

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Bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) at the Hawk Conservancy Trust in Andover, England.

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English : Bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) at the Hawk Conservancy Trust in Andover, England.

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Ceiling fresco of the Marble Hall at Seitenstetten Abbey (Lower Austria) by Paul Troger (1735): The Harmony between Religion and Science

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English : Ceiling fresco of the Marble Hall at Seitenstetten Abbey (Lower Austria) by Paul Troger (1735): The Harmony between Religion and Science

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