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Sun and Moon, water and stone: Happy solstice, and happy New Year!

Happy solstice!

For your final Gallery of 2018, here are some images of the Sun and Moon (and humanity) in perspectives you may not have seen before.

August 2010 CME SDO Multi-Wavelength.jpg
Multi-wavelength extreme ultraviolet snapshot of the Sun from the Solar Dynamics Observatory during an August, 2010 solar outburst
International Space Station Lunar Transit (NHQ201801300001).jpg
The International Space Station photographed transiting the full moon in January, 2018. The winter solstice in the Northern Hemisphere coincided with a full moon a few days ago.
Stonehenge Winter Solstice 2011.jpg
Another manner of solstice celebration: Stonehenge
Polar Bear Plunge in the water.jpg
And a polar bear plunge to ring in the new year