Located in southwestern Virginia is one of the few remaining covered bridges in the US that was built higher in the middle than on either end; hence the name of "humpback". The bridge was built in 1857 and is the oldest remaining covered bridge in the state of Virginia. The bridge spans a tributary of the Jackson River and is 109 feet long. Located near the city of Covington, Virginia.
The totally eclipsed moon with a starry background of the constellation Pisces, courtesy of a 15 second exposure at ISO 6400. Many other constellations are repesented here including Cetus, Capracorn, and Piscis Austrinus which includes the bright star Fomalhaut (bottom left). Taken from the Outer Banks of North Carolina, USA
A conceptional look at where the world ends and space begins. A tree lined horizon glows orange after sunset while Comet Pan-STARRS (C/2011 L4) and the crescent Moon (looks full because of Earthshine) shine in the twilight sky filled with stars. #conceptcollab
A beautiful meteor display is put on each summer courtesy of comet Swift–Tuttle. I observed the shower from my home in the suburbs of Richmond VA and despite the moderate light pollution thoroughly enjoyed the the show.
This photography is a composite of 24 of the brightest meteors images taken during a two hour time span in the early morning hours of Aug 12, 2016. Following the direction from which meteors appear to originate shows the radiant point in the constellation Perseus for all but the one sporadic meteor (top left).
Mesas and Wind Turbines - A portion of the Trent Wind Farm, also known as the Trent Mesa Wind Project, is a 150 megawatt wind power station located between Abilene and Sweetwater in West Texas. The wind farm consists of 100 GE wind turbines.