15 Breathtaking Photos of Earth and Space Taken in 2018
This picture called Colossus was taken by Alejandro Roman Gonzalez. It was runner up in the Earth Science category. It shows the shadow of mount Teide in Tenerife at sunset as it towers over Slooh Teide observatory. The sea of clouds shrouded the landscape at lower altitude, hiding neighbouring islands and the bustling activity of the coast of Tenerife.
The colours in the sky are due to the reflection of the different wavelength of the white light as the sun sinks below the horizon.