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Total Lunar Eclipse In Tajikistan

Total Lunar Eclipse In Tajikistan
Ajoutée par jldauvergne77 le 30 juin 2011
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Pamir area in Tajikistan was the perfect place in the World to watch the total lunar eclipse of 2011 june 15. This was recorded with an EOS 350d with a Baader filter inside. The equatorial mount was in an azimutal mode to follow the Moon for more than 5 hours.
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[Note du curateur] La Voie Lactée lors d'une éclipse de Lune se reflétant sur les eaux calmes d'un lac au Tajikistan.
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We Finally Know What This Hurricane Harvey Sea Creature Actually Is

We Finally Know What This Hurricane Harvey Sea Creature Actually Is | Epic pics | Scoop.it

A mystery sea creature that washed ashore in Texas during Hurricane Harvey has been identified thanks to a biologist and a viral tweet.

After Harvey, National Audubon Society social media manager Preeti Desai posted a tweet asking for help identifying a elongated, fanged sea creature whose body appeared on a beach in Texas City. People suggested that she contact Museum of Natural History biologist and eel expert Kenneth Tighe, who determined the specimen was likely a fangtooth snake-eel (Aplatophis chauliodus).

 

"It was completely unexpected, it's not something that you'd typically see on a beach. I thought it could be something from the deep sea that might have washed on to shore," Desai told the BBC. "My main reaction was curiosity, to figure out what the heck it was."

Okay, biology twitter, what the heck is this?? Found on a beach in Texas City, TX. #wildlifeid pic.twitter.com/9IUuuL65qh

- Preeti Desai�� (@preetalina) September 6, 2017

The fangtooth snake-eel is typically less than three feet long, and spends its time burrowing at depths 100 to 300 feet under the sea, the Guardian reports.

Still, some people got carried away over Desai's photos of the sea "monster"—so she clarified on Twitter that the animal wasn't particularly terrifying or big.

Hey guys, so this thing wasn't frightening, wasn't colossal, and wasn't a monster. It was just a damn sea creature trying to live its life. https://t.co/r3AeFYzLjJ

- Preeti Desai�� (@preetalina) September 13, 2017
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