Круто! Вот лучшие снимки «Википедии»

Фото: Alchemist-hp / wikipedia
Фото: Alchemist-hp / wikipedia

Каждый год всемирная интернет-энциклопедия Wikipedia проводит конкурс на лучшую фотографию из тех, что опубликованы в самых разных статьях. Выбирают ее пользователи со всего мира, поэтому можно точно сказать, что это самый беспристрастный конкурс в мире.

Мы в восхищены умением авторов этих снимков создавать настоящие шедевры и предлагаем вам оценить их красоту.

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Пещера Пхрайа Накхон, Таиланд.

Jubilee and Munin, Ravens, Tower of London

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Тауэрские вороны.

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Слоны в природном парке в Таиланде.

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© NASA / Johns Hopkins UAPL / SRI / wikipedia

Плутон.

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Небо над ней.

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Бабочка, пьющая слезы черепахи.

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© Kabelleger / David Gubler / wikipedia

Над Токопильей, Чили.

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© Stefan Krause, Germany / wikipedia

Газ внутри лампочки заменен на воздух, из-за чего вольфрамовая нить загорелась при подключении к электричеству.

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Национальный парк «Святые горы», Украина.

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Самка золотистой щурки ждет подношения от самца.

On August 31, 2012 a long filament of solar material that had been hovering in the sun's atmosphere, the corona, erupted out into space at 4:36 p.m. EDT. The coronal mass ejection, or CME, traveled at over 900 miles per second. The CME did not travel directly toward Earth, but did connect with Earth's magnetic environment, or magnetosphere, causing aurora to appear on the night of Monday, September 3.  Picuted here is a lighten blended version of the 304 and 171 angstrom wavelengths. Cropped Credit: NASA/GSFC/SDO NASA image use policy. NASA Goddard Space Flight Center enables NASA’s mission through four scientific endeavors: Earth Science, Heliophysics, Solar System Exploration, and Astrophysics. Goddard plays a leading role in NASA’s accomplishments by contributing compelling scientific knowledge to advance the Agency’s mission. Follow us on Twitter Like us on Facebook Find us on Instagram

© NASA Goddard Space Flight Center / wikipedia

Солнечная вспышка.

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© Alchemist-hp / wikipedia

Ледниковое озеро Бондхус, Норвегия.

ISS024-E-014263 (11 Sept. 2010) --- NASA astronaut Tracy Caldwell Dyson, Expedition 24 flight engineer, looks through a window in the Cupola of the International Space Station. A blue and white part of Earth and the blackness of space are visible through the windows.

© NASA / Tracy Caldwell Dyson / wikipedia

Астронавт Трейси Колдуэлл-Дайсон на МКС.

In mid-August 2010 ESO Photo Ambassador Yuri Beletsky snapped this amazing photo at ESO’s Paranal Observatory. A group of astronomers were observing the centre of the Milky Way using the laser guide star facility at Yepun, one of the four Unit Telescopes of the Very Large Telescope (VLT). Yepun’s laser beam crosses the majestic southern sky and creates an artificial star at an altitude of 90 km high in the Earth's mesosphere. The Laser Guide Star (LGS) is part of the VLT’s adaptive optics system and is used as a reference to correct the blurring effect of the atmosphere on images. The colour of the laser is precisely tuned to energise a layer of sodium atoms found in one of the upper layers of the atmosphere — one can recognise the familiar colour of sodium street lamps in the colour of the laser. This layer of sodium atoms is thought to be a leftover from meteorites entering the Earth’s atmosphere. When excited by the light from the laser, the atoms start glowing, forming a small bright spot that can be used as an artificial reference star for the adaptive optics. Using this technique, astronomers can obtain sharper observations. For example, when looking towards the centre of our Milky Way, researchers can better monitor the galactic core, where a central supermassive black hole, surrounded by closely orbiting stars, is swallowing gas and dust. The photo, which was chosen as Astronomy Picture of the Day for 6 September 2010 and Wikimedia Picture of the Year 2010, was taken with a wide-angle lens and covers about 180 degrees of the sky.   This image is available as a mounted image in the ESOshop.   #L

© ESO/Yuri Beletsky / wikipedia

Лазер, направленный в центр Млечного Пути.

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© Ramirez / wikimedia

Панорама старого Мостара, Босния и Герцеговина.

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Сикх-паломник возле Золотого Храма, Амритсар, Индия.

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© Mikel Ortega / wikipedia

Лошади на горе Биандитц, Испания.

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© Luc Viatour / wikipedia

Огненное дыхание.

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Бродвейская башня, Великобритания.

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© Paulo Barcellos Jr. / wikipedia

Ночной Нью-Йорк.

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- The Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, shines above Bear Lake here Jan. 18. The lights are the result of solar particles colliding with gases in Earth's atmosphere. Early Eskimos and Indians believed different legends about the Northern Lights, such as they were the souls of animals dancing in the sky or the souls of fallen enemies trying to rise again.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Strang)

© Senior Airman Joshua Strang / Public Domain / wikipedia

Северное сияние.

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Парижский бездомный.

Наши фавориты в конкурсе на лучшее фото

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Маленький продавец, Лаос.

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© Basile Morin / wikipedia

Кот и ящерица.

Night in the desert
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Лунный свет над Сахарой.

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Средневековая крепость, Украина.

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