Fun Link Friday: Photos of the Sakurajima Eruption

NASA’s “Astronomy Picture of the Day” for March 11 was one of Martin Rietze’s photos of the Feb. 21-26 eruption of Sakurajima, an active volcano in Kagoshima.

Photo copyright Martin Rietze (Alien Landscapes on Planet Earth). Image via NASA.

Image credit & copyright Martin Rietze (Alien Landscapes on Planet Earth).

For the original photo set, which includes photos of pyroclastic eruptions as well, see Martin Rietze’s Alien Landscapes on Planet Earth. NASA’s blog has a brief discussion of the connection between lightning and volcanic eruptions, too.

[Via Spoon & Tamago]

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