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2015 30 01 03:02 UTC
Picture of the day
Iglesia de San Pedro, Novi Pazar, Serbia, 2014-04-15, DD 07.JPG
Church of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul, Novi Pazar, Serbia.  
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This infrared view of the star formation region Messier 8, often called the Lagoon Nebula, was captured in January 2011 by the VISTA telescope at ESO's Paranal Observatory in Chile.

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English : This infrared view of the star formation region Messier 8, often called the Lagoon Nebula, was captured in January 2011 by the VISTA telescope at ESO's Paranal Observatory in Chile.

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Burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia) near Goiânia, Goiás, Brazil.

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English : Burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia) near Goiânia, Goiás, Brazil.

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View to the sky of the Columbia Center in Seattle, Washington, USA

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English : View to the sky of the Columbia Center in Seattle, Washington, USA

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Portrait of Queen Mary I of England, by Antonis Mor, 1554.

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English : Portrait of Queen Mary I of England, by Antonis Mor, 1554.

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Night view of the Novospassky Monastery in Moscow, Russia.

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English : Night view of the Novospassky Monastery in Moscow, Russia.

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Golden sculpture of Bhaisajyaguru, National Museum of Korea. Made in 8th century, in Unified Silla.

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English : Golden sculpture of Bhaisajyaguru, National Museum of Korea. Made in 8th century, in Unified Silla.

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The tumulus Tinghøjen located between Randers and Viborg in Denmark. Photographed January 8, 2010.

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English : The tumulus Tinghøjen located between Randers and Viborg in Denmark. Photographed January 8, 2010.

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Common frog (Rana temporaria) in nature park Trhoň in the Czech Republic

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English : Common frog (Rana temporaria) in nature park Trhoň in the Czech Republic

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The rood screen of Ripon Cathedral in North Yorkshire, England.

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English : The rood screen of Ripon Cathedral in North Yorkshire, England.

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Daughter of Niobe bent by terror of Artemis. Uffizi Gallery - Sala della Niobe. Florence, Italy.

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English : Daughter of Niobe bent by terror of Artemis. Uffizi Gallery - Sala della Niobe. Florence, Italy.

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Goryeo Celadon, kettle designed like turtle, National Museum of Korea.

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English : Goryeo Celadon, kettle designed like turtle, National Museum of Korea.

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The Painted Cliffs, in the Maria Island National Park, Maria Island, Tasmania, Australia.

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English : The Painted Cliffs, in the Maria Island National Park, Maria Island, Tasmania, Australia.

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A Pinus halepensis (Aleppo Pine) and the view from the Mount Saint-Clair in Sète, France.

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English : A Pinus halepensis (Aleppo Pine) and the view from the Mount Saint-Clair in Sète, France.

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Red weaver ant (Oecophylla smaragdina) in Bangalore, India

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English : Red weaver ant (Oecophylla smaragdina) in Bangalore, India

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Baroque Schönhausen Palace in Berlin

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English : Baroque Schönhausen Palace in Berlin

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The island Helgeandsholmen in central Stockholm. Helgeandsholmen contains the Riksdag Building, the seat of the parliament of Sweden.

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English : The island Helgeandsholmen in central Stockholm. Helgeandsholmen contains the Riksdag Building, the seat of the parliament of Sweden.

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Big Ben at sunset with light trails on Westminster Bridge, London.

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English : Big Ben at sunset with light trails on Westminster Bridge, London.

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Ostrog monastery in Montenegro.

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Panoramic view of the old city of Dubrovnik, Croatia.

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English : Panoramic view of the old city of Dubrovnik, Croatia.

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Four-segment panorama of Lower Manhattan, New York City, as viewed from Exchange Place, Jersey City, New Jersey.

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English : Four-segment panorama of Lower Manhattan, New York City, as viewed from Exchange Place, Jersey City, New Jersey.

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