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A villager rides his motorcycle past a damaged tree as Mount Sinabung emits volcanic smoke near Sigarang Garang village in Karo, North Sumatra, Indonesia
A starry night sky on the Isle of Man, one of the best places in the British Isles to stargaze. The island has 26 designated Dark Sky Discovery Sites. Light pollution means that most Britons have never seen a truly dark sky, but its low population density and small number of built-up areas, makes the island an ideal location. Read more
Parachuters in southern Seoul practising for a show on Armed Forces Day. The government designated October 1 as the Armed Forces Day to commemorate the date in 1950 when United Nations troops pushed back North Koreans past the 38th parallel that bisects the Korean Peninsula since then, the Yonhap news agency reported. Read more
An aeroplane flies past the moon near Madrid, Spain, early on Monday. The ‘supermoon’ filled the sky on June 23 and looked 14 per cent bigger and 30 per cent brighter than normal, which is the closest approach to Earth.
Thousands of young people release paper lanterns to celebrate “World Peace Through Meditation”, in an attempt to break a Guinness World Record on Friday at the University of the Philippines campus at Miagao, Iloilo. The organisers claim to have released 15,185 lanterns into the sky breaking the standing record, set in Romania, of 12,740 sky lanterns released in a single event Read more