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EarthSky // Today's Image Release Date: Jul 05, 2013

A new day in New Zealand

Morning sun greets New Zealand’s green landscape.

Photo credit: Zak Michaels

Image via Zak Michaels Photography. See more from Zak here.

This peaceful image was taken by EarthSky Facebook friend Zak Michaels. His description:

Here is a photograph of the morning sun greeting the green landscape of New Zealand. Taken from a helicopter on the South Island near Queenstown.

He added:

… I know how much EarthSky loves crepuscular rays!

Yes, we do, Zak … who doesn’t? Here’s more about crepuscular rays, also called sunrays: Sunrays before sunrise or after sunset

You can see it larger here. Thank you, Zak!

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