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Lunar Eclipse From Alqueva Dark Sky

The path of totality during the eclipse as seen from Mina de São Domingos
by:
Miguel Claro




Foggy Eclipse in a Quite Abbey

The longest total lunar eclipse of the 21st century at the Abbey Church of the Holy Trinity
by:
John Goldsmith




Red Planet, Red Moon, Red Sky

The longest total lunar eclipse of the 21st century at the Abbey Church of the Holy Trinity
by:
John Goldsmith




Planets Parade, Eclipse, and a Flare

Moon and Mars, Milky Way and Saturn, as well as Jupiter and a flare from satellite FORMOSAT-2
by:
Miguel Claro




Moon Eclipse Trail

Mars appears close to the Moon during the longest total lunar eclipse of the century.
by:
Miguel Claro




Eclipse Sequence

Sequence of the Moon during the longest total lunar eclipse of the century.
by:
Miguel Claro




Magellanic Shooting Star

The Magellanic Clouds above Acacia trees with the presence of a sporadic meteor to the left.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




Launch Cloud

A venting fuel cloud from the launch of a GPS satellite captured in this wide-angle photo from Alaska.
by:
Dennis Mammana




Flaring Satellite

Like a fireball in a meteor shower, this bright Iridium Flare is caused by sunlit antenna of a satellite.
by:
Ajay Talwar




A Mesospheric Bore

An atmospheric phenomenon called mesospheric bore captured from China.
by:
Jeff Dai




Big Dipper over Delingha Observatory

Big Dipper as observed at the Delingha Observatory, in Qinghai province of China.
by:
Jeff Dai




Kamikochi by Night

A starry spring night of Lake Taisho in Kamikochi, Japan, with Polaris, Cassiopeia, and a satellite flare.
by:
Shingo Takei




UFO or Rocket

What is this bizarre object in the sky? A UFO or a rocket?
by:
Jeff Dai




Airglow Ripples over Tibet

The atmospheric Gravity waves revealed by airglow is captured from the Tibetan Plateau.
by:
Jeff Dai




Under the Starry Clouds

Timelapse videos made during the peak of Perseid Meteor Shower, on the Alps near Mount Matterhorn.
by:
Stephane Vetter




Eclipsed in Southern Skies

The Milky Way and the totally eclipse moon hang over domes of the twin 6.5 meter Magellan telescopes.
by:
Yuri Beletsky




3 ATs

The Large and Small Magellanic Clouds above Cerro Paranal observatory.
by:
Yuri Beletsky




The Snows of Paranal

Meteor and a satellite streak over a rare view of snow-covered Atacama Desert.
by:
Yuri Beletsky




Vertigo

The Magellanic Clouds from the Reunion Island.
by:
Luc Perrot




Iridium Observer

An Iridium satellite flares above a medieval watchtower.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




Space Station Above Munich

The historic central square of Munich in a fisheye view at night with the International Space Station crossing the sky.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Arcing Over India

Stars in the Milky Way galaxy arc over the Himalayan night sky in a panorama.
by:
Ajay Talwar




Southern Stars Video From 40,000 ft

The Southern Cross and other southern stars are captured in motion from 40,000 feet altitude.
by:
John Goldsmith




Small Magellanic Cloud and Acacia Tree

The Small Magellanic Cloud photographed from the equator in the Samburu National Reserve in Kenya.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Large Magellanic Cloud and Tarantula Nebula

The Large Magellanic Cloud photographed from the equator in the Samburu National Reserve in Kenya.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Giant Telescope and Large Magelanic Cloud

The Large Magellanic Cloud above one of the VLT telescopes on Cerro Paranal, Chile.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Easter Island Night Adventure

Standing against the southern Milky Way are large statues, locally called Moais, remained from 13-15th century. on the Easter Island, Pacific Ocean.
by:
Wally Pacholka




Star Trails above Namibia Coast

A long exposure image has captured star trails and a bright flash of an Iridium Satellite from the coast of Atlantic Ocean, Lüderitz, Namibia.
by:
Stefan Seip




The Magellanic Clouds over Queensland

The Large and Small Magellanic Clouds, our neighboring satellites galaxies, appear in the southern sky over the lush tropical vegetation of Queensland.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




Great Ocean Road by Night

The dark starry sky of the Great Ocean Road in Victoria, Australia. The Milky Way from Centaurus to the Southern Cross appears over the Southern Ocean.
by:
Alex Cherney




Moonlit Amboseli

A moonlit night of Amboseli National Park, southern Kenya. On the left prominent figures of constellation Orion and Taurus rise over the east.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Satellite Flashes over Watctower

By reflecting sunlight toward the Earth, an Iridium satellite flares in the summer sky above a watchtower in the Black Forest, Germany.
by:
Stefan Seip




ISS Startrails

Some 400km above the Earth, astronauts in the International Space Station have exceptional views to the home planet.
by:
Christoph Malin




Baobab and Magellanic Clouds

Our neighboring satellite galaxies, the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds, iconic elements of the southern sky, appear over a baobab tree.
by:
Kwon O Chul




Karijini Moonlit Night

The moonlit landscape of Karijini National Park in Australia. The Milky Way and the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds appear in the sky.
by:
Kwon O Chul




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




Southern Sky and Desert Landscape

The Milky Way from Orion (top) to the Southern Cross (at the horizon) appears over cacti in the Atacama Desert, Chile.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




A Southern Hemisphere Celestial Portrait

From New Zealand, the Land of the Long White Cloud, the heavens shine more beautifully than nearly anywhere else on Earth.
by:
Dennis Mammana




Sky at Five Thousands Meters

From an altitude of over 5,000 meters, the night sky view from Chajnantor Plateau in the Chilean Andes is breathtaking in more ways than one.
by:
Stephane Guisard




Twilight Aurora

Strong aurora appears in bright twilight sky over Stockholm.
by:
P-M Heden




Fireball over Murchison Radio Telescope

A fireball streaks the sky above the Murchison Widefield Array radio telescope antennas.
by:
John Goldsmith




Whirling Lights

Looking like a cosmic whirlpool enveloping the entire sky, a particularly intense peak in the northern lights near Yellowknife.
by:
Kwon O Chul




Galaxies, Comets, and Telescopes

In this starry image from the Atacama Desert in Chile, the southern Milky Way appears on the left and two bright comets are on the right in twilight.
by:
Stephane Guisard




Aurora over Stockholm

Aurora appears above lights of Stockholm with the passing planes and star trails captured in a long-exposure image.
by:
P-M Heden




Aurora and Approaching Comet

This timely image from the southeastern shore of Australia in Victoria has captured a sudden red burst of aurora australis and comet Lemmon (C/2012 F6).
by:
Alex Cherney




Comets Lemmon and PanSTARRS

Two comets -C/2012 F6 (Lemmon) and C/2011 L4 (PanSTARRS)- can be seen moving through the southern sky in this timelapse video.
by:
Alex Cherney




Two Comets, Airglow, and Aurora

This timely image from the southeastern shore of Australia in Victoria has captured two comet Lemmon and comet PanStarrs while approaching the sun.
by:
Alex Cherney




Extraterrestrial Visitor

This panoramic view of the southern sky spans from the Magellanic Clouds to the arc of the Milky Way and the zodiacal light, above Lake Ballard in Australia.
by:
John Goldsmith




White Lotus

The Lotus Temple in New Delhi, India, seems poised to swallow the full moon.
by:
Ajay Talwar




Supermoon Rising

Partly obscured by clouds, the moon rises over Veszprem, Hungary, as seen in a multi-exposure image.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Atacama Galaxies

The Milky Way is photographed with our neighboring satellite galaxies, the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds, above Cerro Paranal Observatory in Chile.
by:
Christoph Malin




Ocean Galaxy

Timelapse video: The Milky Way and Magellanic Clouds (our neighboring satellite galaxies) rotates around the south celestial pole in a dark starry night of this rocky coastline near Flinders, Victoria, southeastern Australia.
by:
Alex Cherney




Jupiter behind the Moon

The crescent Moon and Venus appears in constellation Taurus. But there is also a little bump at the bright side of the Moon, which is none other than Jupiter just before occultation.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Poseidon Supermoon

The Full Moon hangs heavy over the Temple of Poseidon on Cape Sounion, south of Athens, in the early evening twilight.
by:
Anthony Ayiomamitis




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




Space Station over Trier

A clear evening in the iconic old main market of Trier, Germany. In this all-sky view the International Space Station is crossing the sky.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Starry Sky of Andes

The southern Milky Way fades in the morning twilight over ice fields at altitude of 5000 meters of Andes, Chile.
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




Aurora above Australia

The Southern Lights or Aurora Australis is photographed above the southern coast of Australia near Melbourne.
by:
Alex Cherney




ALMA

This view from the Chajnantor plateau in Chile, at altitude of 5000 meters, shows the antennas of the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA).
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




The View from Chajnantor

From an altitude of over 5,000 meters, the night sky view from Chajnantor Plateau in the Chilean Andes is breathtaking.
by:
Stephane Guisard




Three Galaxies and Elephant Rock

The Milky Way and Magellanic Clouds are photographed in a dark starry night of this rocky coastline of southeastern Australia.
by:
Alex Cherney




Double Iridium Flash

This all-sky view from Brittany of France has captured two parallel flashes of Iridium satellites, each brightened to magnitude -5.
by:
Laurent Laveder




Stellafane 2011

Startrails around the north celestial pole is captured above sky observers during 2011 Stellafane convention in northeastern United States.
by:
Dennis di Cicco




Touched by the Sky

The enchanting beauty of a clear summer sky. The Milky Way, the disc of our galaxy, home to billions of stars, stands above the southern horizon.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Teide Observatory

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




Galactic Flight

Skygazers are looking at the International Space Station as it crosses the sky, some 400 km above the Earth.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Space Station and Iridium Flare

Before the evening twilight fades away in darkness the International Space Station (ISS) passes above April landscape of Harskut in Hungary.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




In the Land of Moais

Standing against the southern Milky Way are large statues in the Easter Island, locally called Moais, remained from 13th to 15th century.
by:
Wally Pacholka




A Heavenly Bridge above Easter Island

This scene definitely inspired ancient residents of this isolated Pacific Ocean island as it amazes us today.
by:
Wally Pacholka




Galactic Trio Above a Volcanic Crater

Starry southern sky and a streaking meteor are captured above Rano Kau Volcanic Crater in the Easter Island.
by:
Wally Pacholka




Milky Way above Easter Island

This dramatic scene definitely inspired ancient residents of the Easter Island as it amaze us today.
by:
Wally Pacholka




Back to the History

Our galactic dwarf neighbor, the Large Magellanic Cloud, stands above Easter Island. The galaxy is some 160,000 light years away.
by:
Stephane Guisard




From the Shore of Lake Balaton

Startrails are captured in this all-sky image from the shore of Lake Balaton in Hungary.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Starry Sky above the Heart of Australia

Starry sky of Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park; a World Heritage Site in Northern Territory of Australia.
by:
Kwon O Chul




Darkest Sky 360-degree Panorama

Dark starry sky is an essential beauty of our natural environment. This 360-degree panorama displays perhaps the darkest sky possible.
by:
Stephane Guisard




Darkest Sky in Virtual Reality

Dark starry sky is an essential beauty of our natural environment. This virtual reality video places you under the darkest sky possible.
by:
Stephane Guisard




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




UFO Cloud?

This mysterious fan shaped cloud appeared in a clear evening of Alborz Mountains in Iran. It was sunlight reflected from a rocket fuel dump.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Unusual Streaks

What are the unusual streaks of light at the right edge of this image near the belt of Orion?
by:
Tunc Tezel




Welcoming an Approaching Comet

TWAN photographer and his family pose against starry sky of Sweden. A faint object shown by the arrow is the periodic comet 103P/Hartley 2.
by:
P-M Heden




Moon and Jupiter above Quimper Cathedral

The Full Moon shines above the cathedral of Quimper in the Brittany of France.
by:
Laurent Laveder




Our Cosmic Neighbors

The Milky Way and the Magellanic Clouds are photographed from the shore of Lake Tekapo in the South Island of New Zealand.
by:
P.K. Chen




Milky Way and Two Satellites

The spectacular southern hemisphere view of the Milky Way is photographed from the shores of Lake Tekapo in the South Island of New Zealand.
by:
P.K. Chen




The Bands of Zodiac and Milky Way

This all sky image is made in early morning from a remote island in the southern Pacific Ocean.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Jupiter and the Galilean Moons

Using a telephoto lens the 4 major satellites of Jupiter, known as the Galilean Moons, are resolved in this single exposure image.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi & P-M Heden




Alamut Flash

By reflecting sunlight toward the Earth, an Iridium communication satellite flares in the sky above the historic Alamut Fortress.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




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




Starry Night of Patagonia

Time-lapse video: As the night begins in Patagonia Orion and the Milky Way traverse sky above the World Heritage Torres del Paine national park.
by:
Stephane Guisard




Night of Parinacota

Time-lapse video: Parinacota, a majestic volcano in northern Chile (6332 m), is seen here in a complete night under the starry sky.
by:
Stephane Guisard




Iridium Flare above Sweden

An Iridium satellite flares in the night sky.
by:
P-M Heden




Sky Rotation

The rotation of celestial sphere, caused by rotation of the Earth, is recorded in this long exposure image using a fish-eye lens.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Family Stargazing

The Moon sets in the waters of Dal river in Sweden, remains a starry sky with the splendid view of Milky Way and bright planet Jupiter.
by:
P-M Heden




Meteors and Iridium Flash

The digital startrail image from the 13th century castle of Csesznek in Hungary shows several streaks made by meteors and an Iridium Satellite.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Castle, Startrails, and Iridium Flare

Circumpolar startrails above the Kinizsi Castle under bright moonlight. The 14-15th century castle is not far from the Lake Balaton, Hungary.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Southern Sky in Virtual Reality - Labeled

This all sky view made in virtual reality video displays a dark starry night in Atacama Desert of Chile as it was viewed by the TWAN photographer.
by:
Stephane Guisard




Southern Sky in Virtual Reality

This all sky view made in virtual reality video displays a dark starry night in Atacama Desert of Chile as it was viewed by the TWAN photographer.
by:
Stephane Guisard




Southern 360-degree Panorama

The 360-degree panorama displays the southern sky as seen from near Cerro Paranal mountain in Chile.
by:
Stephane Guisard




Sky Aplenty

Gegenschein and airglow recorded in a dark sky.
by:
Doug Zubenel




Iridium Flare

Satellite flare is the phenomenon caused by the surfaces of satellites reflecting sunlight directly onto the Earth below.
by:
Dennis di Cicco




Magellanic Clouds from Atacama

The southern Milky Way and Large and Small Magellanic Clouds shines above a cactus in Atacama Desert.
by:
Stephane Guisard




A Look into Solitude

As the sun sets in Namib Desert the Moon and the southern Milky Way appear over the barren landscape.
by:
Bernd Proschold




The Yellow Sea

When the tide was rising at the Yellow Sea coastline in Taean county of South Korea, the photographer made this long exposure startrail.
by:
Kwon O Chul




Night Begins at Tenerife

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




Starry Night of a Desert Cactus

Southern Milky Way and Magellanic Clouds (Milky Way's dwarf satellite galaxies) shines above a cactus in Atacama Desert
by:
Stephane Guisard




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