Welcome to Gemini’s 12 Days of Solstice! This is a joyous countdown to the longest, or shortest (depending on which hemisphere you live in) day of the year. Visit our blog each day from December 10 – December 21 for Gemini-themed crafts, cartoons, playlists, videos and much, much more.
Day 8: Gemini Glamour Shots
What better way to appreciate the pursuit of astronomical knowledge then celebrating the beauty within our Universe? Today we present to you a selection of Gemini Observatory’s images, both old and new. From dancing galaxies and stellar nurseries to elegant snapshots of the telescopes themselves, we hope you enjoy. Click on each image below for a larger view. These and more stunning images from Gemini can be at the Gemini Image Gallery.
Don’t forget to check back tomorrow for the next installment of Gemini’s 12 Days of Solstice countdown!