Known for its rich array of colours, Uluru is one of the most photogenic places on earth. But these pics went above and beyond – creating feels across the world!

Lightning at Uluru - credit Damien Hill
Lightning at Uluru. During mai wiyaringkupai/kuli (around December), the park is at its hottest – there are storm clouds and lightning, but little rain. Credit Damien Hill
UKTNP-Eclipse-Credit Steven Pearce
2012’s solar eclipse is out of this world, hanging directly over Uluru | Photo by Steven Pearce Photography
This cloud looking like steam coming off the rock – someone said it looked like a cake that just came out of the oven
UKTNP - Rain at Uluru - credit Parks Australia
Mist caps the top of Uluru and rivers of rain run down the face. It’s an unusual and spectacular sight that only about 1% of visitors witness.
This photo by park ranger Tegan Sharwood shows it raining on one side of the rock!
Christoph Schaarschmidt
Double rainbow at Uluru? What are the chances! | Image by Christoph Schaarschmidt
uluru from space thomas pesquet
And lastly, a rare perspective of Uluru by astronaut Thomas Pesquet via Facebook