If Andromeda were brighter, this is how it would look in our night sky. They’re all out there, we just can’t see them
Distance to Earth: 2,538,000 light years

Impression of a bird left on a window. The imprints are caused by the bird’s powder down, a special type of down which helps feathers to grow. In some species, the tips of the barbules on powder down feathers disintegrate, forming fine particles of keratin, which appear as a powder, or ‘feather dust’. When a bird strikes a glass pane, the power is shaken lose and adheres to the glass. The effects are simply amazing.
Gun Shy by Grizzly Bear

Fábio Magalhães/Trouxas (Alusivo ao Artur Barrio)/Óleo sobre Adesivo Vinil/200 x 250 cm/2010.

Sodalite Rock.Namibia Sodalite is a rich royal blue mineral widely enjoyed as an ornamental gemstone. Although massive sodalite samples are opaque, crystals are usually transparent to translucent. Euhedral, transparent crystals are found in northern Namibia and in the lavas of Vesuvius, Italy.