Spear fisherman

Photographer Stephane Ducandas captured this incredible moment of a spear fisherman frozen mid-air as he leaps to catch a fish. Part of a sea clan, living almost entirely from fish and other sea creatures, the fisherman shows off his incredible skill and accuracy in the beautiful tropical paradise on Loyalty Island Province, part of New Caledonia – a small group of islands in the southwest Pacific Ocean. Stéphane, who lives on the islands, captured the amazing photo using his DSLR camera in a specialist underwater waterproof bag to protect it from the water and using his reactions to snap the photo at the perfect time.

Tree of Life

This giant tree is not the stoutest in the country. There are at least two baobabs with larger trunk diameters – Glencoe Baobab with the incredible diameter of 15.9 metres (unfortunately this tree split into two parts in November 2009) and Sunland Baobab with 10.64 m diameter. But the Sagole tree is the largest one in overall appearance and possibly – the largest one in trunk volume. Tree unites amazing trunk size with a circumference of approximately 32.8 meters (3.) with the significant height of 22 metres.

Moon, Jupiter and Moons

Skygazers around planet Earth enjoyed the close encounter of planets and Moon in July 15′s predawn skies. And while many saw bright +Jupiter next to the slender, waning crescent, Europeans also had the opportunity to watch the ruling gas giant pass behind the lunar disk, occulted by the +Moon as it slid through the night. Clouds threaten in this telescopic view from Montecassiano, Italy, but the frame still captures Jupiter after it emerged from the occultation along with all four of its large Galilean moons. The sunlit crescent is overexposed with the Moon’s night side faintly illuminated by Earthshine. Lined up left to right beyond the dark lunar limb are +Callisto, +Ganymede, Jupiter, +Io and +Europa. In fact, Callisto, Ganymede, and Io are larger than Earth’s Moon, while Europa is only slightly smaller.

Ronda, Spain

Ronda is a city in the Spanish province of Málaga. It is located about 100 kilometres west of the city of Málaga with a population of approximately 35,000 inhabitants.
The city is situated in a very mountainous area about 750 meters (2,460 ft) above mean sea level. The Guadalevin River runs through the city, dividing it in two.