Light Beyond the Bulb

Lights Over Dublin
Wales, UK & Dublin, Ireland

lights over dublin

Image Credit: Colin Legg

For centuries, lighthouses have served an important role: they have kept mariners and other seafarers safe. By illuminating rough stretches of water through their powerful beacons of light, they help prevent nautical accidents. Lighthouses also serve as bright artificial beacons that allow navigators to guide their ships home. This image of a lighthouse off the west coast of Wales has additional beautiful illuminated elements. From the top left to the lower right in the sky, Venus, Jupiter, and the Moon— reflecting light from the Sun— can be seen hanging over Dublin, Ireland.

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Luces sobre Dublín, Irlanda.
Gales, Reino Unido y Dublín Irlanda.
Por siglos los faros han jugado un rol importante: mantener a los marineros y navegantes a salvo. Al iluminar con sus poderosos rayos de luz tramos desiguales de agua, ayudan a prevenir accidentes náuticos. Los faros también sirven como luces brillantes artificiales que permiten a los navegantes guiar sus barcos a casa. Esta imagen de un faro de la costa occidental de Gales presenta otros hermosos elementos iluminados: De la parte superior izquierda a la parte inferior derecha del cielo, vemos colgando sobre Dublín, Irlanda a Venus, Júpiter y la Luna, reflejando la luz del sol.

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