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Photo of the Year 2010 by Wikimedia Commons

 

In mid-August 2010 ESO Photo Ambassador Yuri Beletsky snapped this amazing photo at ESO’s Paranal Observatory. A group of astronomers were observing the centre of the Milky Way using the laser guide star facility at Yepun, one of the four Unit Telescopes of theVery Large Telescope. Credit:Yuri Beletsky

 

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10 September 2011
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POTY 2010 brought to our view fantastic images that only an artistic eye could capture. These beauties are put into a top of the greatest images of year 2010.

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In mid-August 2010 ESO Photo Ambassador Yuri Beletsky snapped this amazing photo at ESO’s Paranal Observatory. A group of astronomers were observing the centre of the Milky Way using the laser guide star facility at Yepun, one of the four Unit Telescopes of theVery Large Telescope. Credit:Yuri Beletsky

Stari Most, the "Old Bridge", which connects the two banks of river Neretva, has been a symbol of Mostar for centuries. This view from north shows Helebija tower to the left and Tara tower to the right. It was made from the minaret of Koski Mehmed Pasha Mosque. (POTD)

Credit: Own work by Ramirez .

 

Sarychev Peak Volcano erupts June 12, 2009, on Matua Island (North Kuril Islands) (POTD)

Credit:Original photo by NASA, uploaded on flickr by user John, derivative work by The High FinSperm Whale

 

Southern Elephant Seal (Mirounga leonina) (young) in South Georgia (POTD)

Credit: Own work by Serge Ouachée (userButterfly voyages) .

 

The Lichtenstein Castle, near Lichtenstein, inBaden-Württemberg, Germany. (POTD)

Credit: Own work by -donald- .

 

A lonely house. An image made using Blender 3D. (POTD)

Credit: Own work by Michael Otto .

 

Lake Vuoksa, at the Karelian Isthmus, which separates Russia and Finland. (POTD)

Credit: Own work by Dmitry A. Mottl .

 

Tabletop photography by "Studiocommunity e.V." (incorporated association). No photomontage was used. All objects were fastened on the board, which was pushed from the side, whereby the wine spilled out of the glass. The carafe is filled with wine coloured gelatine. (POTD)

Credit: Own work by Stefan Krause, from Germany .

 

Red-eyed Tree Frog (Agalychnis callidryas), photographed near Playa Jaco in Costa Rica. (POTD)

Credit: Own work by Carey James Balboa .

 

Male Agama sinaita, Jordan. This species is common in deserts around the shores of the Red Sea. While in heat, the male turns striking blue to attract females. (POTD)

Credit: Own work by Ester Inbar (User ST) .