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Moon Touched by Teide

Morning rise of a crescent moon touching the peak of Mount Teide of Tenerife.
by:
Bernd Proschold




El Hierro Startrails

long exposure startrails over an empty mountain road of El Hierro island.
by:
Bernd Proschold




Planets and Observatory in Twilight

Morning breaks on the Roque de Los Muchachos observatory, on La Palma, Canary Islands.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Grus and Fomalhaut

A moonlit night at the edge of La Palma massive caldera, Canary Islands.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Midnight All Sky Clock

All-sky view from the Roque de Los Muchachos observatory with adaptive optics laser in operation.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Citizen Science Telescopes

The Milky Way arching over TAD robotic telescope on Tenerife, one of the first free access robotic telescopes.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




More than a Starry Sky

In this all sky view from Observatorio del Teide (IAC) on Tenerife, Canary Islands, there is more than a starry sky.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




Zodiacal light Across the Sky

The Zodiacal light in its all extenion and glory appears at dawn in this fisheye image.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




Nameless

Timelapse video clip of nightscapes on the Canary islands of La Graciosa and La Palma.
by:
Bernd Proschold




Taurid Meteors

Two meteors on a 15-second single exposure image, both related to the Taurid meteor shower.
by:
Bernd Proschold




Night Sky is My Second Home

A photographer connects himself with the universe in a cosmic solitude under the starry sky of La Palma.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




A Galactic Evening

A Galactic Evening on La Palma, Canary Islands.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Geminid Meteors over Tenerife (photo composite)

The Geminids meteor shower at Roques de Garcia, Tenerife, Canary Islands.
by:
Stephane Vetter




Omega Centauri Above GranTeCan

An interesting part of the constellation Centaurus appears in this telephoto view from the top of La Palma, Canary Islands.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




Atlantic Sky

The night sky with the Galaxy arc above the Atlantic Ocean, seen from Lanzarote, Canary Islands.
by:
Bernd Proschold




Far From Lights

The Milky Way at dusk appears over La Graciosa, the smallest of the Canary Islands.
by:
Bernd Proschold




Red Mountains on Lanzarote

Moonrise and passing clouds over Lanzarote, Canary Islands.
by:
Bernd Proschold




La Graciosa Nightscape

The night sky above low clouds in a panoramic image taken at moonrise over La Graciosa, Canary Islands.
by:
Bernd Proschold




Moon Sets Behind Windmills

The full moon sets behind two historic windmills on the island of Fuerteventura (means strong wind), Canary Islands.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




A Wolf Moon

Two windmills squat beneath the first full moon after the winter solstice, called a wolf moon.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Tajinaste Milky Way

The Milky Way rises over a full blooming Tajinaste flower (an icon of the Canary Islands) from the top of La Palma.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Star Trails over Planet Earth

A long exposure image has captured star trails (the sky motion) over the cloud-filled Caldera de la Taburiente, La Palma, Canary Islands.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Tenerife Nightscape

Teide volcano on Tenerife at night. A full blooming Tajinaste flower (an icon of the Canary Islands) appears in the foreground.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Counting Stars by the Ocean

The arc of the Milky Way, from Cygnus to Scorpius, rises above the shores of the Atlantic Ocean on La Palma, Canary Islands.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




A Paradise in Twilight

Morning twilight and spring landscape of Tenerife's high altitude areas on the slopes of Teide volcano.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Telescopes and the Galaxy

The band of the Milky Way, our home galaxy, rises over large research telescopes on the top of La Palma.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Galaxy Rise

The Milky Way rises in the starry sky of La Palma, the Canary Islands.
by:
Christoph Malin




Saharan Dust in the Sky

In the long exposure image minor light pollution is prominently scattered in the sky due to the Saharan dust.
by:
David Malin




Teide Stargazer

A stargazer enjoys the binocular view of the crescent Moon at dusk over Mount Teide, Tenerife, Canary Islands.
by:
Stefan Seip




Salina Galaxy

The Milky Way in Scorpius and Sagittarius rises above a salina at the shores of Atlantic Ocean.
by:
Christoph Malin




Living in a Galaxy

360-degree panorama of the Milky Way arch across the sky, from a dark spot in a pine forest on La Palma island.
by:
Christoph Malin




Sirius and Canopus over the Ocean

A moonlit night in a pine forest of La Palma, Canary Islands. The southern star Canopus is near the horizon.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Astrophotographers in Action

Amateur astronomers photograph the night sky on the Observatorio del Teide, high on Tenerife, Canary Islands.
by:
Stefan Seip




Delicate Venus

Venus and stars of the constellation Sagittarius shine in the evening twilight over La Palma, Canary Islands.
by:
Christoph Malin




Halo Around Roque Cinchado

Atmospheric halo around the sun as seen from Teide National Park, Tenerife, Spain.
by:
Stefan Seip




Canaries by Moonlight

Moonlight on the Atlantic Ocean, as seen from La Palma, Canary Islands. Bright star Sirius and Mt. Teide in Tenerife are on the right.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Sirius and Mount Teide

Moonlight illuminates the Atlantic Ocean as seen from La Palma, Canary Islands. Sirius, the brightest star in the night sky, appears on the right.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Tenerife Meteor Rain (composite)

A composite result of wide-angle photo sequence taken during the highest activity of the Geminid shower over Teide Observatory, Canary Islands.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




Geminid Meteors over Teide Volcano (composite)

The Geminid meteor shower is one of the best annual sky shows. This is a composite result of photos taken during about 2 hours of the shower peak.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




Life under Stars

Balsam Spurge, a plant distributed from Arabian Peninsula to Sahara and Canary Islands appear under stars in La Palma, Canaries.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Island Sky

The Milky Way appears over Caldera de Taburiente, La Palma, Canary Islands. The pale orange-red cast in the left side sky is airglow.
by:
Christoph Malin




Polaris Meteor

A bright meteor streaks in the moonlit sky of Mount Teide, Tenerife, Canary Islands.
by:
Stefan Seip




Moonlight Peace

A peaceful moonlit night in a pine forest of La Palma, Canary Islands. The bright southern star Canopus is near the horizon.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Winter Stars over the Canaries

The bright winter stars photographed in a moonlit night of La Palma, Canary Islands.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Caldera Galaxy

The Milky Way and Venus photographed over Caldera de Taburiente, La Palma, Canary Islands.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Milky Way Spectacle

A spectacular view of the Milky Way photographed over Caldera de Taburiente, La Palma, Canary Islands.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Above the Volcano, Around the Pole

An hour-long exposure of rotating sky with trailing stars around the north celestial pole, photographed from Teide volcano in the Canary Islands.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Comet ISON above Canary Islands

Comet ISON (C/2012 S1) appears next to planet Mercury in the morning twilight, on its way to the Sun.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




Ash to Life

Night in La Palma, Canary Islands. Growing here on volcanic ash Balsam Spurge plant is photographed under stars.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Milky Way above the Teide Observatory

The Milky Way rises above the Teide Observatory on the high slopes of Mount Teide, Tenerife, Canary islands.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




A Starry Moment of Tenerife

The Milky Way and a streaking meteor appears over spring landscape of high altitude mountainous areas of Tenerife.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Canary Spring Night

The Milky Way over spring landscape of Tenerife, Canary Islands.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Sea to Sky

The Milky Way appears in the morning twilight over La Palma, Canary Islands.
by:
Christoph Malin




La Palma Dark Skies

The Milky Way appears in the dark starry sky of La Palma, Canary Islands.
by:
Christoph Malin




Night at the Ridge

A nightscape view from La Palma, Canary Islands. The moon is captured moments before it sets and the Milky Way shines beyond the passing clouds
by:
Christoph Malin




Rays Over the Canary Islands

The last moments of the day over La Palma, a magnificent island in the Canaries, some 400 km off the coast of Africa.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Big Dipper and Magic Telescope

Stars of the constellation Ursa Major with the familiar dipper-like asterism photographed from La Palma Observatory on the Canary islands.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Our Home Galaxy

The central bulge of the Milky Way, our home galaxy, appears above a sea of clouds, as photographed from the 2400-meter top of La Palma.
by:
Christoph Malin




Milky Way and Zodiacal Light

The morning twilight arrives. In the dark and transparent sky of La Palma the rising Milky Way appears with the fading zodiacal light.
by:
Christoph Malin




Raining Meteors Composite

The Geminid meteor shower has been one of the best annual sky shows in the past years.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




Meteor Persistent Trains

This timelapse video clip displays a collection of bright meteors and their persistent trains in the atmosphere captured over Chile and La Palma.
by:
Christoph Malin & Stephane Guisard




Comet and the New Moon

A colorful evening twilight at the western horizon of Roque de los Muchachos Observatory with Comet PanSTARRS.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Star Trails over Tenerife

A long exposure photo sequence with an ultra wide-angle lens has captured nearly an entire night over the Teide Observatory in Tenerife, Canary islands.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




Observing the Universe

In a starry night of la Palma, Canary islands, telescopes at Roque de los Muchachos Observatory are exploring the cosmos.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Above the Island

In this nightscape view from La Palma, Canary Islands, the Milky Way shines beyond the passing clouds.
by:
Christoph Malin




Geminid Meteor Shower

The Geminid meteor shower has been one of the best annual sky shows in the past years.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




Zodiacal Light and Gran Telescopio Canarias

Stunning appearance of the zodiacal light as photographed in the evening sky of La Palma, Canary Islands.
by:
Alex Cherney




Outer Space

Giant telescopes on the top of La Palma, Canary Islands, are captured in stunning timelapse motions under starry sky.
by:
Alex Cherney




Clouds and Stars

In this dramatic view from La Palma the moon is captured moments before it sets and the Milky Way appears through passing clouds.
by:
Christoph Malin




Milky Way and Volcanic Peak

From the dark and transparent sky of 2400-meter peak on the highest point of La Palma, Canary Islands, the central bulge of the Milky Way is photographed.
by:
Bernd Proschold




A Tumbling Satellite

In this timelapse video a passing satellite is captured while orbiting the Earth, tumbling around it self and flashing in the sky.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




La Palma Lights and Stars

The Milky Way arching over lights of small towns in La Palma, Canary Islands.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Milky Moon

From the transparent sky of the highest point on La Palma, the central bulge of the Milky Way and the setting Moon appear over the Atlantic Ocean.
by:
Christoph Malin




The Island

This 3-minute video of stunning nightscape scenes has captured sky in motion above bizarre landscape of La Palma, Canary Islands.
by:
Christoph Malin




Black Hole Sun

This 8-minute timelapse movie is an effort in search of dark skies in the Austrian Alps.
by:
Christoph Malin




Sky Gazers

The evening twilight gently fades in to darkness. Clouds begin to scatter away and I'm under an ocean of twinkling stars.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Mysterious Satellite Identified

A mysterious object crosses the sky during several frames of this timelapse sequence, made from the top of La Palma, Canary Islands.
by:
Bernd Proschold




Night Panorama of La Palma

This 300-degree panorama from the top of La Palma, Canary Islands, shows the sky delights above the Roque de los Muchachos Observatory.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Sky above the Clouds

In the early evening sky of Canary Islands, the young crescent moon shines above the Roque de los Muchachos Observatory in La Palma.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Paint the Sky with Stars

Stars appear above cosmic exploring telescopes in this colorful evening view from La Palma, Canary Islands.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Starry Universe

Below this stunning view of the Milky Way is the Atlantic Ocean and the William Herschel Telescope located on the top of La Palma, Canary Islands.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Cosmic Explorer

In a starry night of La Palma, Canary Islands, the 4.2m mirror of William Herschel Telescope is collecting starlight to explore the deep cosmos.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Setting Moon and William Herschel Telescope

Time-lapse video: In a clear August evening the young crescent moon sets over the William Herschel Telescope on the top of La Palma, Canary Islands.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




The Young Moon over La Palma

In a clear August evening the young crescent moon sets over the William Herschel Telescope on the top of La Palma, Canary Islands.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Cosmic Motion above Magic Telescopes

In a crystal clear night of La Palma, Canary Islands, stars rise over one of the two 17-meter Magic Telescope.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Magic Trails

Stars trail over one of the two 17-meter Magic Telescopes on La Palma, Canary Islands.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Eyes on the Skies

In the early evening sky of La Palma, Canary Islands, stars trail around the north celestial pole, marked by the north star or Polaris.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Two Hemispheres in Virtual Reality

Let this unique animation loads and you will find your self in a starry night of Canary Islands attached to a similar starry view from Chile.
by:
Tunc Tezel & Stephane Guisard




Stars above La Palma

Time-lapse video: The evening twilight fades to darkness above the observatories of La Palma and stars and the Space Station appear in the sky.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




At the Edge of Caldera

The rotating sky and the passing International Space Station above some of the world's major telescopes in Roque de los Muchachos observatory, La Palma.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Fish Eye View from Tenerife

This all-sky image made by a fish-eye lens shows a group of astrophotographers on Teide Observatory of Tenerife, Canary Islands.
by:
Stefan Seip




Rotating Sky above Teide Observatory

This all-sky image made by fish-eye lens shows the rotating sky above Teide Observatory of Tenerife, Canary Islands.
by:
Stefan Seip




Young Moon above La Palma

An astrophotographer prepares for an imaging night under glorious sky of La Palma, Canary Islands.
by:
Nik Szymanek




Cosmic Explorer

Night arrives over La Palma, Canary Islands. The zodiacal light is strongly visible over the west. At altitude of 2400 meters Roque de los Muchachos observatory is above the low ocean clouds.
by:
Nik Szymanek




Our Home Galaxy

This stunning view of the Milky Way is captured from the top of La palma, Canary Islands.
by:
Nik Szymanek




Teide Observatory

The Milky Way in the constellations Scorpius and Sagittarius shines above Teide Observatory of Tenerife, Canary Islands.
by:
Stefan Seip




Astronomer

As the night arrives over La Palma, Canary Islands, an ocean of stars appears above the cloud-covered island.
by:
Nik Szymanek




A Tale of Two Hemispheres

These two images are unique efforts by two TWAN photographers to display an ideal naturally dark skies from both hemispheres.
by:
Tunc Tezel & Stephane Guisard




Sky above La Palma in Virtual Reality

Let this Virtual Reality flash video loads and you will find yourself in a starry night on top of La Palma in Canary Islands.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Eclipse above Tenerife

The eclipsed moon rises above Tenerife in the Canary Islands of Spain as seen from the top of Mount Teide.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




A Triangular Shadow of a Large Volcano

The Full Moon sets over Tenerife in the Canary Islands of Spain as seen from the top of Mount Teide.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




Darkest Sky in Two Hemispheres

These two images are unique efforts by two TWAN photographers to display an ideal naturally dark skies from both hemispheres.
by:
Tunc Tezel & Stephane Guisard




Chasing the Southern Cross

This time-lapse video has captured stars of the Southern Cross moving over the southern horizon of Tenerife, Canary Islands.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




Cross above Tenerife

Have you ever seen the Southern Cross from 28 degrees north? This is a northern record to see the complete view of this famous southern constellation.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




Northern Record for Southern Cross

Stars of the constellation Centaurus and most of the Southern Cross are captured over Canary Islands in a dark night of La Palma.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Orion and Zodiacal Light

The Zodiacal Light shines over the western horizon while stars of the winter sky sets in this evening view from Teide National park in Tenerife.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Galactic View from Canary Islands

The band of our home galaxy, the Milky Way, is photographed above mountains of Tenerife, Canary Islands.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Cosmic Dust Shines over Tenerife

Stars of the winter sky sets in this evening view from the World Heritage Teide National Park in Tenerife, Canary Islands.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Carina Nebula from Canary Islands

Carina Nebula, a famous deep sky object of southern sky, rises about one degree over the southern horizon of Canary Islands.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Milky Way Rises above Canaries

The Milky Way rises over Canary Islands in a dark night of La Palma. Note stars of Southern Cross and Alpha & Beta Centauri at the horizon.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Dark Sky above La Palma

In an ideal dark night the faint glow of Zodiacal Light is a complete band across the sky along with the Gegenschein (counter glow), as seen in this all-sky view from Canary Islands.
by:
Tunc Tezel




The Milky Way Over Tenerife

The Milky Way bridges across the sky above Teide National Park, Canary Islands.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




Above the Clouds in La Palma

Time-lapse video: Above the clouds in Canary Islands winter stars rise in the starry sky of La Palma.
by:
Bernd Proschold




The Winter Solstice

The path of sun from sunrise to sunset during the northern hemisphere winter solstice day when the sun make its shortest path across the sky.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




Sky above Teide Volcano

The starry sky above Mount Teide as photographed from Teide National Park in Tenerife, Canary Islands.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




Sky Photographers in Tenerife

Amateur astronomers enjoy astrophotography under starry sky of Teide Observatory, Tenerife, Canary Islands.
by:
Stefan Seip




Telescopes of Tenerife

Stars of Cassiopeia rise above Teide Observatory of Tenerife, Canary Islands. Note the prominent deep sky object known as the Double Cluster right above dome.
by:
Stefan Seip




Sky Rotation above Teide Observatory

A Perseid meteor streaks the sky above Teide Observatory of Tenerife, Canary Islands.
by:
Stefan Seip




Iridium Flash above Sky Photographer

By reflecting sunlight toward the Earth, an Iridium communication satellite flares in the evening sky of Teide National Park in Tenerife, Canary Islands.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




Equinox Trails

The trails of the sun and stars are captured on one image taken from Teide Observatory (IAC) in the Canary Islands.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




Tenerife Milky Way

In this night-time view of Tenerife in the Canary Islands a red tajinaste is photographed under a spectacular scene of the Milky Way.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




Moonlight Panorama at Teide National Park

The 22-degree lunar halo is captured in this wide-field panoramic view of the World Heritage Teide National Park in Tenerife of Canary Islands.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




Belt of Venus and Earth’s shadow

Night arrives at Mount Teide in a clear evening twilight. The Pico del Teide, is a volcano in the Tenerife Island.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




Astrophotogapher Self-portrait

The astrophotographer with his piggyback set up posed against the scenic view of the crescent Moon, the Milky Way, and planet Jupiter.
by:
Serge Brunier




Anti-crepuscular Rays

The panoramic view shows the twilight sky over the Atlantic Ocean and Canary Islands.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




Stars and Lights

As seen from top of La Palma in Canary Islands, lights from nearby small towns are dramatically scattered due to the dust from Sahara.
by:
David Malin




Eyes of La Palma

Perseus and Cassiopeia shine above a sea of clouds over the Atlantic Ocean and La Palma's cluster of observatories.
by:
Serge Brunier




Milky Way and Zodiacal Light

In an early morning sky of La Palma the zodiacal light stretches many degrees above the horizon and merged with the winter Milky Way.
by:
Serge Brunier




Awaiting the Night

Awaiting a starry night above a sea of clouds on top of La Palma in Canary Islands
by:
Serge Brunier




Canary Night

The sky begins to darken in a clear evening above La Palma in Canary Islands,
by:
Serge Brunier




Night Begins at Tenerife

Stars trail above the volcanic Mount Teide on Canary Islands in evening sky.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




Sahara Dust at Canary Islands

Stars begin to appear above Mount Teide in a clear evening twilight.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




Milky Way and Sahara Dust

The brilliant planet Jupiter and the Milky Way shine above the Carlos Sanchez 1.5 meter infrared telescope in Teide Observatory of Canary Islands.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




Highest in the Atlantic Ocean

Moonlight on the gusty summit of Mount Teide, a 500,000 years old volcano which is a World Heritage Site in Tenerife Island.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




The Glory

Glory is an optical phenomenon appearing like an iconic Saint's halo about the head of the observer.
by:
Nik Szymanek




Above a Sea of Clouds

The young Moon in the evening twilight sky of La Palma, one of the Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean off Africa.
by:
Nik Szymanek




Our Home Galaxy

The central bulge of Milky Way, our home galaxy, above a sea of clouds in La Palma, Canary Islands.
by:
Nik Szymanek




The Magnificent Sky of La Palma

The central bulge of Milky Way, our home galaxy, as photographed in La Palma, Canary Islands.
by:
Nik Szymanek




Observing Above the Clouds

A moonlit night at 2400 meter Roque de los Muchachos observatory in La Palma
by:
Nik Szymanek




Canary Islands Milky Way

Milky Way rises above the Caldera de la Taburiente in La Palma, Canary Islands.
by:
Bernd Proschold




Above an Ocean of Clouds

Clouds flowing beyond Roque de los Muchachos, atop an island off the coast of Africa: La Palma
by:
Bernd Proschold




Moonset in La Palma

The Moon sets behind a Pine tree in La Palma, Canary Islands.
by:
Bernd Proschold




Tenerife Eclipse

A complete sequence of total lunar eclipse of May 2003 above tajinastes in Teide mountain, Tenerife.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




Starry Sky of Canary Islands

The glorious band of Milky Way over the Caldera de la Taburiente, a national park on the island of La Palma
by:
Bernd Proschold




A Night in La Palma

Time-lapse video of cosmic motions over a pine tree in La Palma, Canary Islands.
by:
Bernd Proschold




Herschel Trails

Stars trails over the dome of 4.2-meter William Herschel Telescope at La Palma osbervatories.
by:
Nik Szymanek




Astrophotographer Paradise

Photographing the glorious starry sky and the ocean of clouds from La Palma, Canary Islands.
by:
Nik Szymanek




Over the Sea

Sirius and stars of Orion rise over sea of clouds in a moonlite night of La Palma, Canary Islands.
by:
Nik Szymanek




Herschel at Moonlight

A moonlit night at La Palma, one of the Canary Islands and the place for number of the world-leading observatories
by:
Nik Szymanek




The Bands over a Sea of Clouds

The band of Milky Way and vague extensive band of Zodiacal Light(left side) from top of La Palma.
by:
Nik Szymanek




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