Sunday, August 04, 2013

The destruction of the Second Temple



The destruction of the Second Temple August 4, 70 CE. The Siege and Destruction of Jerusalem by the Romans Under the Command of Titus. The siege ended with the sacking of the city and the destruction of the Second Temple. The destruction of both the first and second temples are still mourned annually as the Jewish fast Tisha B'Av. The Arch of Titus, celebrating the Roman sack of Jerusalem and the Temple, still stands in Rome.

Destruction of Jerusalem Date: 1850 by David Roberts (1796–1864) Oil on canvas.

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Thursday, August 01, 2013

Jupiter seen by Voyager 1 Animated Gif



Jupiter seen by Voyager 1 probe (Animated Gif) with blue filter. One image was taken every Jupiter day (approximately 10 hours). These pictures were taken from 01/06 to 02/03, 1979 ; and Voyager 1 flew from 58 million to 31 million kilometers from Jupiter during that time. The small, round, dark spots appearing in some frames are the shadows cast by the moons passing between Jupiter and the Sun, while the small, white flashes around the planet, are the moons themselves.

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Jupiter seen by Voyager 1 Animated Gif