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Images Dated 2021 October

Choose from 34 pictures in our Images Dated 2021 October collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. All professionally made for Quick Shipping.


Convict built Ross bridge over the Macquarie River 1836 Featured October Image

Convict built Ross bridge over the Macquarie River 1836

Four years in construction, the sandstone bridge was constructed by convict labour, and is the third oldest bridge still in use in Australia. The ornate carvings are the work of Englishman Daniel Herbert, who came to Van Diemen's Land in December 1827 a convicted highway robber. He continued to live in Ross and died here a free man 1868 - he was buried in the local cemetery on a hill not far from the bridge - and he would have thanked Ross Bridge for his freedom, for it was his work on its construction that gained him a pardon and his release. James Colbeck, another stonemason who worked alongside Herbert, also received a pardon for his work on the bridge

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Grey shrikethrush (Colluricincla harmonica) perched on a branch Featured October Image

Grey shrikethrush (Colluricincla harmonica) perched on a branch

wildlife, wild, branch, avian, feathers, perched, wings, colorful, beautiful, dainty, closeup, stick, white, aves, outdoor, natural, plumage, wing, background, fauna, birdwatching, Kristian Bell Photography

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Godzilla Nebula Imaged by Spitzer Featured October Image

Godzilla Nebula Imaged by Spitzer

This colorful image shows a nebula ? a cloud of gas and dust in space ? captured by NASA's now-retired Spitzer Space Telescope located is in the constellation Sagittarius, along the plane of the Milky Way, which was as part of Spitzer's GLIMPSE Survey (short for Galactic Legacy Infrared Mid-Plane Survey Extraordinaire). With a little imagination, you might be able to see the outlines of Godzilla. Stars in the upper right (where this cosmic Godzilla's eyes and snout would be) are an unknown distance from Earth but within our galaxy. Located about 7,800 light-years from Earth, the bright region in the lower left (Godzilla's right hand) is known as W33. When viewed in visible light, this region is almost entirely obscured by dust clouds. But infrared light (wavelengths longer than what our eyes can perceive) can penetrate the clouds, revealing hidden regions like this one. Blue, cyan, green, and red are used to represent different wavelengths of infrared light; yellow and white are combinations of those wavelengths. Blue and cyan represent wavelengths primarily emitted by stars; dust and organic molecules called hydrocarbons appear green; and warm dust that's been heated by stars or supernovae (exploding stars) appears red. When massive stars die and explode into supernovae, they reshape the regions around them, carving them into different shapes; they also push material together and initiate the birth of new stars that continue the cycle