Home is a tiny island in the cosmic ocean.
Antares rises with the Milky Way band above desert mountains in Chile.
The summer Milky Way with bright star Antares and Mars as seen from a temple on Mount Tiantai.
Billions of terrestrial Earth-size planets are estimated to exist around other stars in the Milky Way.
Antares, Mars, and Saturn aligned under the emerging Milky Way in this moonlit midnight.
Meditating on a dark starry night on the site of the National Large Solar Telescope in northern India.
Retrograde motion of Saturn and Mars in 2016.
Wandering Mars and Saturn spent much of 2016 remarkably close together in the Earth night sky.
Saturn, Mars, and Antares are almost lined up on this evening, with the galactic bulge next to them.
Under dark skies the setting and rising of the Milky Way can be a dramatic sight.
Milky Way, Mars, Saturn, Antares, and a bright meteor. In the middle left the fuzzy green dot is comet LINEAR.
The summer Milky Way rises above a small lake. Saturn, Mars, and Antares form a beautiful triangle.
The Milky Way roars in the sky of northern Chile highlands, the Altiplano.
A celestial triangle of Mars, Saturn, and star Antares appears in the center.
Mars (bottom) and Saturn in conjunction at right, and the Milky Way at left, in deep blue twilight.
A lone motorbiker wends its way to Mount Everest's Base Camp, approaching from the Tibet side.
The Milky Way in a dark night of Valle de la Luna (Valley of the Moon), Atacama desert
The Milky Way above White Sands National Monument in New Mexico.
The Milky Way arch rising over White Sands National Monument in New Mexico.
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