What Do You Think These Strange-Looking Natural Objects Are?

By Tara MacIsaac
Tara MacIsaac
Tara MacIsaac
Tara MacIsaac is an editor and reporter who has worked on a variety of topics over the course of her ten years with The Epoch Times, including science, the environment, and local New York news. She is currently working with The Epoch Times edition based in Southern California.
February 4, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

NASA says these forms in the frosty Finnish Lapland look like “watchful aliens.” These wintry watchmen are actually common trees transformed into uncommon sights by a heavy cloak of snow. 

In the distance you can see a Belt of Venus, a common sight you may not have known the name for. It is also called Venus’s Girdle. It is a pink band seen sometimes at sunset or sunrise which divides the dark eclipsed sky and the blue sky. 

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(NASA)

Belt of Venus

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(Christine Churchill via NASA)

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Belt of Venus image via Shutterstock

Tara MacIsaac
Tara MacIsaac
Tara MacIsaac is an editor and reporter who has worked on a variety of topics over the course of her ten years with The Epoch Times, including science, the environment, and local New York news. She is currently working with The Epoch Times edition based in Southern California.