Deneb and the North America Nebula of constellation Cygnus (the Swan), near the horizon in Namibia.
The reddish glow of NGC 7000, the North America Nebula, and IC 5070 over mountains of Tibet.
A stellar view from inside Monarch Cave, an Indian ruin site in Utah.
Using nebula filter and a tracking mount it was possible to capture a detailed view of some nebulosity in Cygnus in a single-exposure image
A photographer connects himself with the universe in a cosmic solitude under the starry sky of La Palma.
A detailed view of some nebulosity in Cygnus
The rising arc of the Milky Way over the Poodle Rock formation in the Valley of Fire in Nevada.
Licancabur volcano at night. In the sky bright star Deneb in the Cygnus, the Swan, appears along the Milky Way.
The Milky Way and two faint meteors in a starry night of Transylvania, Romania.
The summer Milky Way in a moonlit night of the Bicaz Canyon in Transylvania, Romania.
The arc of the Milky Way, from Cygnus to Scorpius, rises above the shores of the Atlantic Ocean on La Palma, Canary Islands.
The band of the Milky Way, our home galaxy, rises over large research telescopes on the top of La Palma.
The Milky Way above the Grand Canyon in northern Arizona.
The Galaxy in the backdrop of lights, taken near midnight during the shortest night of the year.
The Galaxy in the backdrop of lights, taken near midnight in the shortest night of the year.
In a clear mid-summer night the TWAN photographer walks through some of the largest trees on the planet.
The night sky over one of the world's oldest known man-made structures.
The Milky Way over the Furnas crater lake in the Sao Miguel island of Azores, Portugal, Atlantic Ocean.
Night Sky above a rapeseed flower field in Saarland, Germany.
A bright meteor streaks the sky of Hungary in this fisheye view captured during the Perseid Meteor Shower.
The autumn Milky Way in Cassiopeia (lower left) to Cygnus is photographed over the Temple of Zeus in the roman ruins of Aizanoi.
The autumn Milky Way arches through the zenith during the early evening hours.
TWAN Photographer and mountain biker Christoph Malin enjoys a night ride near Innsbruck, under starry sky of the Austrian Alps.
Night sky over Mount Damavand; the highest peak in the Middle East, a spectacular volcano that reaches 5610 meters high.
The summer Milky Way over a road in the Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. In the sky are the 3 bright stars of the Summer Triangle.
An exceptional night view of Oia, a town of Santorini island, Greece.
The summer Milky Way appears dazzling in dark starry sky of the Yellowstone National Park, a World Heritage Site in Wyoming, USA.
The Milky Way from Perseus (bottom) to Cygnus (top) is photographed above the barren landscape of Goblin Valley State Park in Utah.
By reflecting sunlight toward the Earth, an Iridium satellite flares in the summer sky above a watchtower in the Black Forest, Germany.
An amateur astronomer observes the double star Albireo in Cygnus, from the educational Pannon observatory located in Bakonybel, Hungary.
The Milky Way from Sagittarius (bottom) to Cygnus appears over a small lake in the Alps, Austria.
Comet 73P/Schwassmann–Wachmann appears faintly in the constellation Cygnus in this May 2006 evening view from Turkey.
The Milky Way fades in the dawn. Bright stars Vega in Lyra and Deneb in Cygnus, the Swan, appear in the middle, and Cassiopeia is at far left.
Enjoying the night sky above the Grand Canyon while the setting moon gently illuminates the canyon.
The Milky Way from Perseus to Cygnus appear over an old wooden church on the slopes of Alps, near the city of Innsbruck in Tyrol, Austria.
In a starry night of Bryce Canyon, the Milky Way in Cygnus and the North America nebula appear over bizarre rock formations called hoodoos.
A starry night of Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah, United States.
In a starry night of Bryce Canyon in Utah, the Milky Way, appears over strange-looking rock formations called hoodoos.
An extremely lucky meteor photo is captured through a natural arch in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, southern Utah.
In a starry night of Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah, United States, the spectacular view of our home galaxy, the Milky Way appears over hoodoos.
The night sky appear over the Kitt Peak Observatory and lights of Tucson, some 70 km away.
It looks like a double comet, but this image from Tänndalen, Sweden, has captured Comet PanSTARRS appearing with the Andromeda Galaxy (M31).
A moonlit winter night at Lake Tahoe in Nevada. Deneb at the tail of Cygnus (the Swan) and Vega are the brightest stars in this early morning view.
The Milky Way from Cygnus (left) to Orion (right) is photographed over Yosemite valley in California, in a clear autumn night.
It looks like a double comet, but this image from Tänndalen, Sweden, has captured Comet PanSTARRS (C/2011 L4) appearing with the Andromeda Galaxy.
The Milky Way from Cygnus to Cassiopeia and Perseus appears over the Kitt Peak observatory.
The Grand Canyon shapes the northern horizon as seen from the Mather Point on the south rim of the canyon.
Starry sky is photographed over ruins of a castle not far from Stockholm, Sweden.
The night sky meets with bright rays of a lighthouse at the coast of Brittany, France.
In a clear autumn evening the Milky Way from Cygnus, the Swan, to Orion, the Hunter appears above a vineyard in southeastern France.
Constellations from Ursa major and Ursa Minor in the north to Cassiopeia and Cygnus are framed above Sagalassos, ruins of an ancient city in Turkey.
Stars in the constellations Cygnus and Lyra (left), and Draco (middle-right)a appear above the city lights of Innsbruck, embraced by the Alps.
Starry sky in the constellations Cygnus and Lyra is photographed with a Perseid meteor over high columns of basalt at Szent Gyorgy Hill in Hungary.
The Milky Way from constellation Cygnus to Cassiopeia is photographed above an old church in Vada, Sweden.
The arc of our home galaxy, the Milky Way, rises over Karapinar volcanic field in central Anatolia, Turkey.
The Milky Way arching over lights of small towns in La Palma, Canary Islands.
This starry night at the shores of Dal River in Sweden was an opportunity for TWAN photographer to give some lessons about the sky to his 8-year old son.
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.
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.
This fisheye image from the forest on Bakony mountains in Hungary has captured an all-sky view in an August night.
On June 15, 2011 the totally eclipsed Moon was very dark, with the Moon itself positioned on the sky toward the center of our Milky Way Galaxy.
A flock of sheep rests under starry sky of Alborz Mountains as seen from 3400-meter high Dizin peak.
The Milky Way in the constellation Cygnus and bright star Vega in Lyra are photographed above the Lake of Bakonybel in Hungary.
The northern lights (aurora borealis) appear in the sky above suburbs of Yellowknife in northern Canada.
A bright meteor and the northern lights (aurora borealis) appears in the starry sky above suburbs of Yellowknife in northern Canada.
In this April night the band of the Milky Way rises in the early morning sky of this dark location near Mahneshan of Iran.
Constellation Cygnus, the Swan, and the Milky Way is photographed above the monastery of Sevan in Armenia.
An all-sky image from a flat desert in northern Libya. The Milky Way from Cygnus to Orion and Gemini rivals with the Zodiacal Light in the west.
In a winter night of Sweden, colorful aurora appears in the sky near the band of the Milky Way while rare Nacreous Clouds pass across the sky.
A family of skywatchers enjoy the starry sky above Dal River in Sweden.
Starry sky above the Uluru Rock; a World Heritage Site in Northern Territory of Australia.
Home to billions of stars, our galactic island, the Milky Way, shines above a woman, meditating in the silent of night.
In a clear night of autumn stars of Cygnus, Draco, and Big and Little Dippers shine above a historic observatory in Lund, Sweden.
The band of Milky Way in the constellation Cygnus is photographed from inside the ruins of Maria Magdalen monastery in Hungary.
During the peak hours of the annual Perseid Meteor Shower a bright meteor streaks the sky near the Milky way in the constellation Cygnus, the Swan.
The Summer Milky Way in the northern hemisphere rises above the Crater Lake in Oregon, Unites States.
Time-lapse video: Watch how this deep sky object known as the North America Nebula sets behind the mountains.
Watching stars of constellation Cygnus, the Swan, and the Milky Way from a forest in Limousin region of France, about are 50 km west of Limoges.
A wind turbine in the Brittany of France is photographed against the summer Milky Way in the constellation Cygnus.
A meteor's streak and the arc of the Milky Way hang over the imposing mountain fortress of Alamut in this starry scene.
The summer Milky Way in the northern hemisphere, from constellations Scorpius to Cygnus appears above Palomar Observatory in the Southern California.
The Milky Way shines above a sea of clouds covering nearby towns and villages in Geumsan County of the South Korea.
The Milky Way and bright stars of the Summer Triangle shine above a sea of clouds covering nearby towns and villages in Geumsan County of Korea.
Home to billions of stars, our galactic island, the Milky Way, shines above a young couple of sky watchers.
In a spring night of Alborz Mountains, a young Iranian couple enjoy the night sky above Mount Damavand.
The Milky Way, our mother galaxy and home to 200 billion stars, is seen from the Earth sky as a band of light circling the entire sky.
A bright flashing meteor is captured in this minute-long exposure using a tracking drive.
Allow few moment for this virtual reality to load. Move around and feel how it looks being under starry sky of Brittany's coastline.
In a clear night of autumn the Milky Way and constellation Cygnus shine above Yush, a traditional village in Mazandaran of Iran.
Starry night of Gotland, the largest island in the Baltic Sea.
The Moon, northern stars and Aurora Borealis appear above a fjord in the fantastic beauty of Lofoten Islands in northern Norway.
Northern hemisphere's autumn Milky Way from Cygnus to Perseus as seen from near Naalehu, the southernmost town in the Big Island of Hawaii.
In a clear mid-summer night the Milky Way in constellations Cygnus and Cassiopeia shine above the Hume Lake in Sequoia National Park.
The constellation Cygnus reaches high in the sky, while the TWAN photographer enjoys a night-time adventure among some of the largest trees of the planet.
As the constellation Cygnus reaches the zenith, TWAN photographer walks through some of the largest trees of the planet in Sequoia National Park.
In an early morning of late April 1998 bright planets Venus and Jupiter rise in the east while they are coupled in a rare conjunction.
This panoramic image of a starry night sky looks across a stark moonlit landscape.
Starry background of constellation Cygnus with the North America nebula shine above the Zion National Park is southern Utah, USA.
The Milky Way and constellation Cygnus, the Swan, appear above local houses in Flatruet Crossing in central western part of the country.
In a winter moonlit night of Alborz Mountains, a TWAN photographer is imaging the starry sky above the highest volcano in the Middle East.
The starry sky of the Pointe du Raz; an extension of Brittany into the Atlantic Ocean at the western tip of France.
In a dreaming moonlit night near Las Vegas in Nevada, stars of the Summer Triangle shine above the Spring Mountains.
An incredible, clear summer night at the 2005 Nebraska Star Party.
Stars of Cygnus and Lyra over a significant sandstone named Elephant Rock, in Nevada's Valley of
The stars of the Summer Triangle set over the western end of the Grand Canyon.
Red Rocks of Sedona, Arizona, USA in moonlight
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