Enjoying EarthSky? Subscribe.

116,436 subscribers and counting ...

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!

Want to see your photos on EarthSky?
Upload or share them today on Facebook or Google+.