Picture Of The Day: Darth Vader Hot Air Balloon

Imagine waking up one day and seeing this....

Slightly scary, no?

But fear not! It isn't, in fact, the Supreme Commander. It is merely a hot air balloon crafted in his likeness.

Yes, the Darth Vader Balloon was taking a trip over Canberra, Australia as part of the city's centenary celebration. And radio presenter Adam Shirley managed to catch this great image of the Jedi Knight while it was taking off.

It is, we think you'll agree, a pretty awesome shot. That said, we find its lack of contrast disturbing...