Template:Potd/2018-01

From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository
Jump to navigation Jump to search

2004 : January • February • March • April • May • June • July • August • September • October • November • December
2005 : January • February • March • April • May • June • July • August • September • October • November • December
2006 : January • February • March • April • May • June • July • August • September • October • November • December
2007 : January • February • March • April • May • June • July • August • September • October • November • December
2008 : January • February • March • April • May • June • July • August • September • October • November • December
2009 : January • February • March • April • May • June • July • August • September • October • November • December
2010 : January • February • March • April • May • June • July • August • September • October • November • December
2011 : January • February • March • April • May • June • July • August • September • October • November • December
2012 : January • February • March • April • May • June • July • August • September • October • November • December
2013 : January • February • March • April • May • June • July • August • September • October • November • December
2014 : January • February • March • April • May • June • July • August • September • October • November • December
2015 : January • February • March • April • May • June • July • August • September • October • November • December
2016 : January • February • March • April • May • June • July • August • September • October • November • December
2017 : January • February • March • April • May • June • July • August • September • October • November • December
2018 : January • February • March • April • May • June • July • August • September • October • November • December
2019 : January • February • March • April • May • June • July • August • September • October • November • December
2020 : January • February • March • April • May • June • July • August • September • October • November • December


Pictures of the Day should be selected from our featured pictures. Media of the day may currently be filled with any sound or video file, but please double check it's not a potential copyright violation.


1 • 2 • 3 • 4 • 5 • 6 • 7 • 8 • 9 • 10 • 11 • 12 • 13 • 14 • 15 • 16 • 17 • 18 • 19 • 20 • 21 • 22 • 23 • 24 • 25 • 26 • 27 • 28 • 29 • 30 • 31


purge this page's cache

1

Picture of the day

Although there are no seasons in space, this cosmic vista invokes thoughts of a frosty winter landscape.

Change image
English : Although there are no seasons in space, this cosmic vista invokes thoughts of a frosty winter landscape.

Media of the day

The art of Flamenco, show in the Theatre Flamenco, San Francisco.‎

Choose a new media file
English : The art of Flamenco, show in the Theatre Flamenco, San Francisco.

2

Picture of the day

First stage of a Falcon 9 Full Thrust rocket on Landing Zone 1 (LZ-1). The stage landed successfully after launching 11 Orbcomm OG-2 telecommunication satellites to Low Earth orbit.

Change image
English : First stage of a Falcon 9 Full Thrust rocket on Landing Zone 1 (LZ-1). The stage landed successfully after launching 11 Orbcomm OG-2 telecommunication satellites to Low Earth orbit.

Media of the day

Video the rocket Saturn V launch with Apollo 11 mission on 16th July 1969 from lift-off to 1 min after S-IC stage separation.‎

Choose a new media file
English : Video the rocket Saturn V launch with Apollo 11 mission on 16th July 1969 from lift-off to 1 min after S-IC stage separation.

3

Picture of the day

A polar bear (Ursus maritimus) with its tongue sticking out at Franz Josef Land

Change image
English : A polar bear (Ursus maritimus) with its tongue sticking out at Franz Josef Land

Media of the day

The play fight of two polar bears (Ursus maritimus) in Churchill, northern Manitoba, Canada.‎

Choose a new media file
English : The play fight of two polar bears (Ursus maritimus) in Churchill, northern Manitoba, Canada.

4

Picture of the day


Change image

Media of the day

Start and landing of the sailplane type Schleicher ASK 23.‎

Choose a new media file
English : Start and landing of the sailplane type Schleicher ASK 23.

5

Picture of the day

The top station on Cime de Caron in France from south-east on January 5, 2015.

Change image
English : The top station on Cime de Caron in France from south-east on January 5, 2015.

Media of the day


Choose a new media file

6

Picture of the day

A narrow gauge steam locomotive of DR Class 99.77-79 No. 991777-4 at the Moritzburg railway station, Germany. This locomotive is used on the Radebeul–Radeburg railway (a German heritage railway). The railway maintains a year-round timetable and runs between Radebeul East station and the small towns of Moritzburg and Radeburg north of Dresden.

Change image
English : A narrow gauge steam locomotive of DR Class 99.77-79 No. 991777-4 at the Moritzburg railway station, Germany. This locomotive is used on the Radebeul–Radeburg railway (a German heritage railway). The railway maintains a year-round timetable and runs between Radebeul East station and the small towns of Moritzburg and Radeburg north of Dresden.

Media of the day

The New Year train of type Ezh-3/Em-508T on the Circle Line of Moscow Metro. December 2016 — January 2017‎

Choose a new media file
English : The New Year train of type Ezh-3/Em-508T on the Circle Line of Moscow Metro. December 2016 — January 2017

7

Picture of the day

Malakatyn River at Bolshoy Lyakhovsky Island, Sakha, Russia.

Change image
English : Malakatyn River at Bolshoy Lyakhovsky Island, Sakha, Russia.

Media of the day

The sea natural phenomenon Thor's Well in Cape Perpetua region, Oregon Coast, Pacific Ocean, United States.‎

Choose a new media file
English : The sea natural phenomenon Thor's Well in Cape Perpetua region, Oregon Coast, Pacific Ocean, United States.

8

Picture of the day

Buller's Albatross (Thalassarche bulleri) with a Short-tailed Shearwater (Ardenna tenuirostris) behind, East of the Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania, Australia.

Change image
English : Buller's Albatross (Thalassarche bulleri) with a Short-tailed Shearwater (Ardenna tenuirostris) behind, East of the Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania, Australia.

Media of the day

The church St. Lambertus (“Immerather Dom“) of Immerath (Erkelenz) in March 2016. The heritage monument will be demolished as of today to make way for the Garzweiler II surface mine in the German state of North-Rhine Westphalia.‎

Choose a new media file
English : The church St. Lambertus (“Immerather Dom“) of Immerath (Erkelenz) in March 2016. The heritage monument will be demolished as of today to make way for the Garzweiler II surface mine in the German state of North-Rhine Westphalia.

9

Picture of the day


Change image

Media of the day

The time lapse video of the Aurora.‎

Choose a new media file
English : The time lapse video of the Aurora.

10

Picture of the day

An old Motosacoche motorcycle with skis mounted on its sides. 1914-1918.

Change image
English : An old Motosacoche motorcycle with skis mounted on its sides. 1914-1918.

Media of the day


Choose a new media file

11

Picture of the day

Ceiling light fixture in Hofstatt Mall, Munich.

Change image
English : Ceiling light fixture in Hofstatt Mall, Munich.

Media of the day

American documentary film produced as evidence at the Nuremberg trials.‎

Choose a new media file
English : American documentary film produced as evidence at the Nuremberg trials.

12

Picture of the day

City of Salzburg (Austria) with its old town and its fortress, view from Mönchsberg

Change image
English : City of Salzburg (Austria) with its old town and its fortress, view from Mönchsberg

Media of the day

The video of trick fountaines Wasserspiele Hellbrunn at Hellbrunn Palace, southern district of the Salzburg city, Austria.‎

Choose a new media file
English : The video of trick fountaines Wasserspiele Hellbrunn at Hellbrunn Palace, southern district of the Salzburg city, Austria.

13

Picture of the day

Whale Shark (Rhincodon typus). Face portrait of an 8-meter individual filter-feeding plankton at night. His eye is clearly visible. His upper lip shows recent scars – whale sharks steal food from fishermen nets and the fishermen hit them in the mouth to try to discourage them. Thaa Atoll, Maldives

Change image
English : Whale Shark (Rhincodon typus). Face portrait of an 8-meter individual filter-feeding plankton at night. His eye is clearly visible. His upper lip shows recent scars – whale sharks steal food from fishermen nets and the fishermen hit them in the mouth to try to discourage them. Thaa Atoll, Maldives

Media of the day

The Grey reef shark (Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos) at Barracuda Point, Sipadan island, Malaysia.‎

Choose a new media file
English : The Grey reef shark (Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos) at Barracuda Point, Sipadan island, Malaysia.

14

Picture of the day

Emirates airline Airbus A380-861 (reg. A6-EER, msn 139) departing 26L at Munich Airport, Germany.

Change image
English : Emirates airline Airbus A380-861 (reg. A6-EER, msn 139) departing 26L at Munich Airport, Germany.

Media of the day

1952 statement of the director of the US Air Force intelligence, John A. Samford, on flying saucers.‎

Choose a new media file
English : 1952 statement of the director of the US Air Force intelligence, John A. Samford, on flying saucers.

15

Picture of the day


Change image
English : Panorama of Lake Baikal, seen from Olkhon Island. Irkutsk Oblast, Russia.

Media of the day

Video from the 2012 year showing the growing tourist opportunities in the Altai Krai region of Russia.‎

Choose a new media file
English : Video from the 2012 year showing the growing tourist opportunities in the Altai Krai region of Russia.

16

Picture of the day

Fluorescence and birefringence of 445 nm blue laser in calcite crystal

Change image
English : Fluorescence and birefringence of 445 nm blue laser in calcite crystal

Media of the day

Video of the Ames room (mechanically distorted room that is used to create the optical illusions) in Amos Anderson Art Museum in Helsinki, Finland.‎

Choose a new media file
English : Video of the Ames room (mechanically distorted room that is used to create the optical illusions) in Amos Anderson Art Museum in Helsinki, Finland.

17

Picture of the day

The commuter ferry Emelie arriving in Henriksdalshamnen, Stockholm. In the background, Norra Hammarbyhamnen (Södermalm).

Change image
English : The commuter ferry Emelie arriving in Henriksdalshamnen, Stockholm. In the background, Norra Hammarbyhamnen (Södermalm).

Media of the day

The small ferry over the Morava river between Slovak village Záhorská Ves and Austrian town Angern an der March.‎

Choose a new media file
English : The small ferry over the Morava river between Slovak village Záhorská Ves and Austrian town Angern an der March.

18

Picture of the day

Young European bison (Bison bonasus) in the Wisentgehege Springe game park near Springe, Hanover, Germany. The European bison or wisent is the heaviest of the surviving land animals in Europe, with males growing to around 1,000 kg (2,200 lb). European bison were hunted to extinction in the wild, but have since been reintroduced from captivity into several countries.

Change image
English : Young European bison (Bison bonasus) in the Wisentgehege Springe game park near Springe, Hanover, Germany. The European bison or wisent is the heaviest of the surviving land animals in Europe, with males growing to around 1,000 kg (2,200 lb). European bison were hunted to extinction in the wild, but have since been reintroduced from captivity into several countries.

Media of the day

The group of 3 European bisons (Bison bonasus bonasus) is prepared for releasing into the East Rhodope Mountains in Bulgaria.‎

Choose a new media file
English : The group of 3 European bisons (Bison bonasus bonasus) is prepared for releasing into the East Rhodope Mountains in Bulgaria.

19

Picture of the day

Scots Pine (Pinus sylvestris), east part of Utö, Haninge Municipality, Stockholm archipelago, Sweden. In the background the Baltic Sea, with some sea smoke.

Change image
English : Scots Pine (Pinus sylvestris), east part of Utö, Haninge Municipality, Stockholm archipelago, Sweden. In the background the Baltic Sea, with some sea smoke.

Media of the day

Preparing of edible rice paper for spring rolls, Bangkok, Thailand.‎

Choose a new media file
English : Preparing of edible rice paper for spring rolls, Bangkok, Thailand.

20

Picture of the day

True color image of Mars taken by the OSIRIS instrument on the European Space Agency (ESA) Rosetta spacecraft during its February 2007 flyby of the planet.

Change image
English : True color image of Mars taken by the OSIRIS instrument on the European Space Agency (ESA) Rosetta spacecraft during its February 2007 flyby of the planet.

Media of the day

The project of the exploration of the close Universe by European Space Agency (ESA) Rosetta spacecraft, launched in 2004.‎

Choose a new media file
English : The project of the exploration of the close Universe by European Space Agency (ESA) Rosetta spacecraft, launched in 2004.

21

Picture of the day

Engineers successfully tested the parachutes for NASA's Orion spacecraft at the U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona Wednesday, March 8, 2017. This was the second test in a series of eight that will certify Orion's parachutes for human spaceflight. The test, which dropped an Orion engineering model from a C-17 aircraft at 25,000 feet, simulated the descent astronauts might experience if they have to abort a mission after liftoff.

Change image
English : Engineers successfully tested the parachutes for NASA's Orion spacecraft at the U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona Wednesday, March 8, 2017. This was the second test in a series of eight that will certify Orion's parachutes for human spaceflight. The test, which dropped an Orion engineering model from a C-17 aircraft at 25,000 feet, simulated the descent astronauts might experience if they have to abort a mission after liftoff.

Media of the day

The pararescuemen from 38th Rescue Squadron at the Moody Air Force Base jumps from the helicopter Sikorsky HH-60 Pave Hawk from a heihgt of 12,500 ft.‎

Choose a new media file
English : The pararescuemen from 38th Rescue Squadron at the Moody Air Force Base jumps from the helicopter Sikorsky HH-60 Pave Hawk from a heihgt of 12,500 ft.

22

Picture of the day

VKG Ojamaa mine for oil shale extraction, using an Atlas Copco underground loader.

Change image
English : VKG Ojamaa mine for oil shale extraction, using an Atlas Copco underground loader.

Media of the day


Choose a new media file

23

Picture of the day

Portrait of three lions (one female and two males) of a pride, all resting at morning time. Taken in Masai Mara, southwest Kenya.

Change image
English : Portrait of three lions (one female and two males) of a pride, all resting at morning time. Taken in Masai Mara, southwest Kenya.

Media of the day

Seven lion cubs (Panthera leo) in the central part of the Serengeti region in Tanzania.‎

Choose a new media file
English : Seven lion cubs (Panthera leo) in the central part of the Serengeti region in Tanzania.

24

Picture of the day


Change image

Media of the day

The celebrations of the 67th anniversary of the Victory Day in the town Gryazi, Lipetsk Oblast, Russia, 2012.‎

Choose a new media file
English : The celebrations of the 67th anniversary of the Victory Day in the town Gryazi, Lipetsk Oblast, Russia, 2012.

25

Picture of the day

A hungry savanna hawk (Buteogallus meridionalis) from the Pantanal in Brazil.

Change image
English : A hungry savanna hawk (Buteogallus meridionalis) from the Pantanal in Brazil.

Media of the day


Choose a new media file

26

Picture of the day

Amber Fort in Jaipur, India

Change image
English : Amber Fort in Jaipur, India

Media of the day

Process of preparing jaggery (traditional cane sugar) in Punjab, India.‎

Choose a new media file
English : Process of preparing jaggery (traditional cane sugar) in Punjab, India.

27

Picture of the day


Change image

Media of the day

Video clip of French electronic rock group Krystal System from the 2013 year, Paris.‎

Choose a new media file
English : Video clip of French electronic rock group Krystal System from the 2013 year, Paris.

28

Picture of the day

Hand made model Subaru Impreza WRC 2001. Scale 1:24

Change image
English : Hand made model Subaru Impreza WRC 2001. Scale 1:24

Media of the day

Short video of small three-wheeled Czech car Velorex on filling station in Želechovice nad Dřevnicí, Czech Republic.‎

Choose a new media file
English : Short video of small three-wheeled Czech car Velorex on filling station in Želechovice nad Dřevnicí, Czech Republic.

29

Picture of the day

A local train to Tirano, hauled by a RhB ABe 8/12 "Allegra" EMU, pushes a plow (Xk 9144) to clear the snow that has accumulated between the rails, just after Ospizio Bernina, Switzerland.

Change image
English : A local train to Tirano, hauled by a RhB ABe 8/12 "Allegra" EMU, pushes a plow (Xk 9144) to clear the snow that has accumulated between the rails, just after Ospizio Bernina, Switzerland.

Media of the day

Video of snow removal tram GS-4 clearing track at speed of 60 km/h in Khabarovsk, Russia‎

Choose a new media file
English : Video of snow removal tram GS-4 clearing track at speed of 60 km/h in Khabarovsk, Russia

30

Picture of the day

2 US Navy E-2C Hawkeye flying by Mount Fuji, Japan

Change image
English : 2 US Navy E-2C Hawkeye flying by Mount Fuji, Japan

Media of the day

Russian Tu-95MS strategic bombers with cruise missiles Kh-101 are flying on bombing mission against objects of terrorist groupings in Syria

Choose a new media file
English : Russian Tu-95MS strategic bombers with cruise missiles Kh-101 are flying on bombing mission against objects of terrorist groupings in Syria

31

Picture of the day

Loxura atymnus, Yamfly, is a species of Lycaenidae found in Asia.

Change image
English : Loxura atymnus, Yamfly, is a species of Lycaenidae found in Asia.

Media of the day

Video of Nine-spotted moth (Amata phegea) on flower.‎

Choose a new media file
English : Video of Nine-spotted moth (Amata phegea) on flower.
Request an additional language - Demande d’ajout d’une langue