Holiday Light Displays

Christmas is almost here! This week’s post features some great holiday light displays. I am impressed by the effort, creativity, and the amount of electricity that made these displays shine so beautifully and brightly. In addition, I have included a picture of a special holiday light display powered by the universe.

♦ ♦ ♦ The Christmas City ♦ ♦ ♦

By Marcbela (Marc N. Belanger) (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

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The Christmas City, annual holiday light display, 2008, Taunton Green, Taunton, Massachusetts

♦ ♦ ♦ Clifton Mill Christmas 2005 ♦ ♦ ♦

By Matt Kozlowski http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Clifton_Mill_Christmas_2005.JPG

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Clifton Mill in Clifton, Ohio is the site of this Christmas display with over 3.5 million lights. The water source is the Little Miami River. Photographer: Matt Kozlowski

♦ ♦ ♦ DDG59lights ♦ ♦ ♦

By United States Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist James E. Foehl [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

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061220-N-4965F-006 Pearl Harbor, Hawaii – Holiday lights shine from Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Russell (DDG 59) as she sits moored pier side Naval Station Pearl Harbor. Ships currently moored in Pearl Harbor will participate in the 2006 Holiday Light Judging Competition. Regional commanders will tour the harbor and judge the ships based on innovation, brilliance, enthusiasm, energy conservation and overall categories.

♦ ♦ ♦ Christmas2004inMedellín ♦ ♦ ♦

By Aliman5040 (taken by Alejandra Zapata (my cousine)) [GFDL or CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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Medellín River during Christmas 2004, in Medellín, Colombia.

♦ ♦ ♦ RS Puppis ♦ ♦ ♦

By NASA/ESA/Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-Hubble/Europe Collab. [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

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This festive NASA Hubble Space Telescope image resembles a holiday wreath made of sparkling lights. The bright southern hemisphere star RS Puppis, at the center of the image, is swaddled in a gossamer cocoon of reflective dust illuminated by the glittering star.

I enjoyed sharing these holiday light displays with you, and I hope you enjoy spending time with your families and friends over the next few days. Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and Happy New Year! 🙂

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