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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




A Paradise by Day & Night

Of all the stargazing destinations I have been to, La Palma has been the most favorite.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




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




Nameless

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




Nebula Rising

A single-exposure image of Orion Nebula, the Flame Nebula, and the Horsehead, with 3 stars of Orion Belt.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Island Fogbow

The volcanic area of Cumbre Vieja on the Canary island of La Palma.
by:
Bernd Proschold




After Totality

The starry sky during a lunar eclipse over La Palma.
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




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




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




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




Milky Way and Giant Telescope

The Milky Way above in Scorpius and Sagittarius above the Roque de los Muchachos Observatory, La Palma, 2400 meters above see level.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Cosmic Explorer

The Milky Way above the Roque de los Muchachos Observatory on the top of La Palma, 2400 meters above see level.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Autumn Stars and Observatory

The autumn Milky Way and the zodiacal light above the Roque de los Muchachos Observatory on the top of La Palma, 2400 meters above see level.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Andromeda Galaxy and Gran Telescopio Canarias

The Andromeda Galaxy in a telephoto image from the Roque de los Muchachos Observatory on the top of La Palma.
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




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




The View from the Earth

The bright central bulge of the Milky Way appears over the horizon of planet Earth.
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




Delicate Venus

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




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




Island in the Sky

Turn on your sounds and watch this timelapse video full screen. Stunning nightscape and day-time scenes from the island of La Palma, Canaries.
by:
Christoph Malin




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




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




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




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




In Search of Cherenkov light

Star trails arc across the night in this photo sequence from the Roque de los Muchachos Observatory on the Canary island of La Palma.
by:
Alex Cherney




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




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




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




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




High Above Clouds

High above clouds a night begins with stunning appearance of crepuscular rays for astronomers in the observatories of La Palma.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




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




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




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




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




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




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




Four Planets and Thin Crescent

In this early May morning of 2011 four planets and a very thin Moon made a rare planetary gathering.
by:
Tunc Tezel




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




Darkest Possible Sky

Dark starry sky is an essential beauty of our natural environment. This fish-eye image displays perhaps the darkest sky possible.
by:
Stephane Guisard




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




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




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




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




Night in Madrid

Madrid through a fisheye view.
by:
Doug Zubenel




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




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




First Stars of La Palma

Evening Twilight over the dome of 2.5-meter Isaac Newton Telescope on La Palma, Canaray Islands.
by:
Nik Szymanek




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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