Venus approaching the exit of its solar transit. Sun’s color courtesy of the radio telescope set up with a particular filter that translates to this very nice purple in the visual spectrum. Mauna Kea, HI.
Screencap of ultraviolet-spectrum video capture of solar prominences behind Venus as it crosses in front of the sun. Note that UV light is being scattered *around* Venus, hence its apparent translucence.
April 24, 2012. The infrared vision of NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed that the Sombrero galaxy, named after its appearance’s similarity in visible light to a wide-brimmed hat, is in fact two galaxies in one according to NASA.