Long exposure image of winter stars setting behind an ancient gate.
Long exposure image of moon and stars trailing down to the western horizon.
We of the night will know many things of which sleepers will never dream.
Something internal and personal draws us out to the night sky.
Big Dipper as observed at the Delingha Observatory, in Qinghai province of China.
Paddling at night in a star-filled lake near Mount Hood, Oregon.
The winter night sky from the Flag Point Lookout in Mount Hood National Forest, Oregon.
Time-exposure image of stars rotating around the north celestial pole.
The stars setting into the west over the Columbia Icefields.
The stars of the northern sky circle in star trails over Bow Falls, Alberta.
Circumpolar star trails spinning behind Double Arch at Arches National Park, Utah.
A 360° panorama of the landscape and skyscape at Grasslands National Park, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Mount Everest in Nepal, Mauna Kea observatory on Hawaii, and the Chimborazo volcano in Ecuador.
The photo sequence shows a long exposure image of star trails above Utah's Arches National Park. Stars of Orion are visible through the Turret Arch.
Photo composite of the Milky Way over Athabasca Glacier and the Columbia Icefields in Jasper National Park.
Stars trails around the north celestial pole above the forbidden city in Beijing.
Airplane trails separate the battle of the starlight and the city lights of Chongqing.
Time-exposure image of star trails above poplar trees in the Alborz Mountains.
A starry night at the shore of Southern Ocean in Australia. The next landmass across this ocean is Antarctica.
This time-exposure image of startrails include southern stars rotating around the south celestial pole, over astronomers residency in the European Southern Observatory.
Timelapse videos made during the peak of Perseid Meteor Shower, on the Alps near Mount Matterhorn.
Time-exposure image of stars and planet Saturn setting over the Danube Bend in Hungary.
The historic central square of Munich in a fisheye view at night with the International Space Station crossing the sky.
Long-exposure image of stars and aurora trailing above the city lights of Yellowknife in northern Canada.
This long-exposure image from the historic island of Euboea captures 4 hours of the night sky.
This long-exposure image from the Greek island of Euboea captures more than three hours of the night sky.
In a long-exposure image stars trail above the capital of Himachal Pradesh, northern India.
In a moonlit night of northern India stars trail around the north celestial pole in this long-exposure image.
star trails appear to spring from a moonlit Himalaya ridge in northern India.
The Large Binocular Telescope (LBT) in Arizona. The fisheye view has captured the telescope in action during astronomical observation.
The long exposure image captures the star trails over the skyscrapers of Manhattan.
The southern sky motion over the Sydney harbour in the course of about 2 hours.
The motion of the sky is photographed in a long-exposure fisheye image from Veresk in the Alborz Mountains of Iran.
The motion of the sky (star trails) in a long-exposure fisheye image.
Star trails (motion of the sky in long exposure) above the World Heritage Site of Isfahan old town.
The motion of the sky is photographed in a long-exposure image over the tomb of Saadi, a famed Persian poet.
The rotation of the sky in a long-exposure image, photographed from the tomb of famed Persian poem, Hafez.
A long-exposure photo sequence has captured the night sky over the city of Cologne (Koln) and the Rhine river.
This 180° view shows mirror calm conditions, allowing the southern stars to be reflected in the water.
In a late July night of Sweden, stars return to the night sky after weeks of bright polar nights.
This long-exposure image captures more than 3 hours of the night sky, creating a circular pattern of stars.
Stars wheel above a Byzantine-era castle on the Greek island of Euboea.
On this long exposure photo on a film frame, winter stars trail westward in a moonlit night over Mount Aneto, the highest mountain in the Pyrenees
Winter stars set in the sky of Agra, over Taj Mahal.
A cherry tree sits under the stars in Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan.
Stars of Orion sets in the sky of Agra, over Taj Mahal.
The southern sky is imaged on board a jet airliner from an altitude of 38,000 feet (11,582 m).
Stars trail high over Nanda Devi, one of the highest peaks in India, in a long-exposure picture from northern India.
The evening twilight ends over snow-covered Alborz Mountains from a village in the Haraz valley.
Like a ritual dance around an ancient temple, star trails swirl around the North Star above Viking-era rune stones, in this long-exposure picture.
Bright stars of constellation Orion appear in the sky during this 2-hour exposure that has captured star trails on a single film frame.
Stars trail over the winter nightscape of a village in the Alborz Mountains of Iran in a 3-hour exposure photograph on film.
An hour-long exposure of rotating sky with trailing stars around the north celestial pole, photographed from Teide volcano in the Canary Islands.
Colorful stars of constellation Orion, the Hunter, are rising in this time-exposure image from the European Southern Observatory, Chile.
In this starry fall night of Nepal, stars in Orion and Canis Major trails above Indreshwar Temple in Panauti during this several-hour exposure.
Stars trails around the north celestial pole in a time-exposure image that has captured the rotating sky (the effect of the Earth rotation).
Looking south from the coast of Phillip Island stars trails around the south celestial pole in this long exposure image.
This all-sky view through a fisheye lens has captured star trails over the bustling city of Mumbai, India.
Stars and the moon trail in this long exposure image made during a winter night near Yellowknife, northern Canada.
Looking south over the Pacific Ocean, stars of the Southern Cross rises a couple of degrees above the horizon as seen from Yaeyama Islands in Japan.
A time-exposure image has captured star trails around the north celestial pole, marked by star Polaris, above Eiffel Tower in Paris.
When this Virtual Reality loads you can look around in a sky full of star trails.
Star trails arc across the night in this photo sequence from the Roque de los Muchachos Observatory on the Canary island of La Palma.
Northern stars trail around the celestial pole in this long exposure photo sequence from northern Canada.
In a moonlit night of November the northern stars circle around the north celestial pole.
Stars and the moon trail in this long exposure image from Canada. The night sky at this far north latitude is very often dominated by dancing aurora.
Stars of Orion trail in this long exposure photo sequence from Canada. The night sky at this far north latitude is often dominated by aurora.
The stunning southern stars swirl around the South Celestial Pole in this wide angle digital star trail image of Pyramid Hill, Lake Ballard, Western Australia.
Turn on your speakers and enjoy this trailer by TWAN photographer Tamas Ladanyi who has captured amazing night views of Hungary.
A "trio" of Mars, Saturn and bright star Spica is imaged over a historic monument in Delhi center.
In a long exposure photo sequence stars trail over Moraine Lake in the World Heritage Site of Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada.
This telephoto view from the Alps in Austria, is a single-exposure photo that has captured two of the most beautiful iconic deep sky objects.
In a long exposure image stars and planets trail over the landscape of Lake Ballard. The bizarre statue is a part of a unique art exhibition.
Northern stars trail around the celestial pole in Fairbanks, Alaska
Southern lights or the Aurora Australis above the ocean and under the trails of stars.
TWAN Photographer and mountain biker Christoph Malin enjoys a night ride on some of the trails above Inn Valley near Innsbruck, Austria.
Planets, stars, and the International Space Station trail over a lake near Stuttgart, Germany.
In this time exposure image, made by an one-hour photo sequence, the motion of the sky is captured over remains of the Iron Age life in Hungary.
Stars trail over San Pedro Martir observatory in this long exposure image from Baja California, northwestern Mexico.
Star trails above a prehistoric illustrated tale. Engraved in rock, these ancient petroglyphs are abundant in the Teimareh valley of central Iran.
Colorful lights of Aurora Borealis appears over a Sami village in Lapland, northern Sweden.
The arch of the Milky Way from Cassiopeia to Scorpius is images above the Arches National Park in Utah.
In a moonlit winter night of Jeju Island of South Korea, stars trail over Mount Halla, the highest mountain of the country.
Stars trail above the symmetrical cone of Mount Fuji in this time-exposure image.
Stars trail over the lights of Rio De Janeiro in Brazil.
Stars trail around the north celestial pole as photographed from a sacred Buddhist site in Leh, northern India.
The northern lights or aurora borealis has dominated the sky of this long imaging sequence from Yellowknife in the northern Canada.
Several hours of successive imaging resulted in this digital startrail image from Cerro Armazones; the site for the European Extremely Large Telescope.
Stars and planes trail in the heavily light polluted sky of Delhi, as photographed from the historic monument of Akbar Khan's Tomb.
Stars trail over the Dokdo island. The lights of many fishing boats in the sea hide away all stars near the horizon.
Stars trail around the north celestial pole over the coast of Dokdo island.
In a summer night of Leh in the northern India stars trail over the Himalayas.
Winters stars trail in this long-exposure image from the Devil's Castle near the town of Saarlouis, ermany.
Time-lapse video: winter stars traverse the sky in this moonlit night of Alborz Mountains in Iran.
A sequence of photos from Cameron River, near Yellowknife in northern Canada, resulted in this surreal image of the trailing stars and dancing aurora.
In this long exposure film photograph stars trail above a beautiful natural arch in the Arches National Park of Utah, United States.
In a clear night of the Indian Ocean coastline in the southeast of Australia stars trail around the south celestial pole.
In this clear night of autumn stars trail above the mountain fortress of Alamut (2160 m) in Iran.
Stars of constellation Orion rise above Etchmiadzin Cathedral in Armenia, one of the oldest churches in the world.
In a crystal clear night of La Palma, Canary Islands, stars rise over one of the two 17-meter Magic Telescope.
Stars trail over one of the two 17-meter Magic Telescopes on La Palma, Canary Islands.
In the early evening sky of La Palma, Canary Islands, stars trail around the north celestial pole, marked by the north star or Polaris.
The northern lights or aurora borealis appears above British Columbia, Canada.
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.
The evening twilight fades to darkness and stars set in the western horizon above amateur astronomers who explore the sky in the Messier Marathon.
Stars trails over the eastern horizon in a summer moonlit night of lake Tengelic, Tolna county of Hungary.
In a summer night of Sugar Lake in the British Columbia, Canada, stars trail around the north celestial pole near the direction of star Polaris.
The northern lights or aurora borealis is photographed above Stuttgart, Germany.
Stars and the moon trail during the lunar eclipse of 15 June 2011.
Captured from the beautiful river bank of Danube, stars are trailed around the north celestial pole in this hour-long exposure from Linz, Austria.
This time-lapse video has captured stars of the Southern Cross moving over the southern horizon of Tenerife, Canary Islands.
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.
Time-lapse video: In a moonlit night of Canadian Rocky Mountains stars moves above Takakkaw Falls in Yoho National Park, Canada.
Stars of constellation Orion trail over the historic mosque of Sheikh Lotf Allah in Isfahan, Iran.
In this long exposure image stars are trailed above Hohenzollern Castle in Germany.
In this moonlit night of April clouds and stars trail above the western horizon of Lut Desert in Kerman province of Iran.
Not far from the Arctic Circle, Yukon in the northwest Canada (bordering Alaska) is a right location to view aurora.
As the Earh rotates in this late winter night stars trail around the north celestial pole above the ancient Anund "stone ship" in Västerås, Sweden.
In a dark night of a forest near Vallentuna, Sweden, stars trail around the north celestial pole in this an hour-long exposure.
The evening twilight fades in to darkness and stars set in the western horizon above amateur astronomers in the Messier Marathon observing competition.
Stars trail above remains of an old bridge in Izadkhast; an ancient city in Fars province of southern Iran.
During 2 hours the Earth rotation has caused stars to trail around the north celestial pole with Polaris, the North Star, located very close to the center.
The moon and stars trail above spring landscape in Nagyvazsony, a village in Veszprem county of Hungary.
Stars circle above Emberger Alm in Austrian Alps.
In this classic long-exposure image on a black and white film the rotation of the Earth caused stars to trail, as captured above these rock formations in Mahneshan, Iran.
In this long-exposure image on film the rotation of the Earth caused stars to trail, as captured above these rock formations in Mahneshan, Iran.
Stars trail around the south celestial pole in this 6-hour exposure photograph on film. The foreground is the Anglo-Australian Telescope.
Stars rise above the eastern horizon above a large group of amateur astronomers who explore the night sky with their telescope.
In this star trail image above Mount Damavand the Hubble Space Telescope crosses the sky, as well as an Iridium Flare and a streaking meteor.
Stars of constellations Auriga and Taurus trail to the western horizon above Alborz Mountains, as seen from the 3500 m high Dizin peak.
Stars trails around the north celestial pole in this long-exposure image which has also captured a streaking fireball above Geghard Monastery in Armenia.
Winter stars trail in this long-exposure image from Teufelsburg or the Devil`s Castle near the town of Saarlouis in Saarland, Germany.
With the morning twilight begins to brighten the sky a Perseid meteor passes near the stars of Orion constellation.
In a clear winter night near Giessen, Germany, stars trail above a historic hill-top castle and a village known as Glieberg near Giessen, Germany.
Stars trail above a caravansary in Izadkhast, an ancient city in Fars province of southern Iran.
With the rotation of the Earth, stars over the southern horizon trail in the sky, including the constellation Canis Major and bright star Sirius.
Stars trail above the top of the world in this long exposure image. The rotation of the Earth causes the sky to circle around our planet.
Time-lapse video: Stars rise above the World Heritage Sagarmatha National Park of Nepal, as the moonlight illuminates spectacular view of Himalaya.
Taken with a fisheye lens this all-sky photo shows the circling sky and a streaking metoer over the World Heritage Banff National Park in Canada.
Stars of Orion and Gemini rise above the World Heritage fortification of Tour Vauban in Brittany, France.
Photographed from the top of 3600-meter Mount Gargash, northern stars trail around the celestial pole as seen above Zagros Mountains of Iran.
Time-lapse video: In a moonlit night of mountains near Kashan in central Iran, stars and clouds move above the ancient fire temple of Niasar.
In a clear moonlit night stars trail above the ancient fire temple of Niasar in Iran, during 2 hours of total exposure with a digital camera.
A sequence of few hundred images, made continuously by a digital SLR camera, resulted in this startrail image above a mountain road in Iran.
In 2010, on the night of winter solstice in the northern hemisphere, a total lunar eclipse took place.
In span of two hours the rotation of our planet caused stars to trail in the sky, as photographed above a historic tower in Alborz Mountains of Iran.
Stars in the constellation Ursa Major trail above the Festetics palace in a moonlit night of Hungary.
In this long exposure image stars trail above the roof of an old-style bath in a traditional village of Alborz Mountains, Iran.
As the morning twilight paints the night sky in blue, this one-hour exposure by a film camera has captured the trails of the rising Moon and stars.
Above a stunning winter landscape the rotation of the Earth has caused stars to trail as captured on a single film frame exposed for more than 4 hours.
Stars trail around the north celestial pole as photographed above ruins of a Viking church still stands after a thousand winters.
A bright fireball flashed through clear skies over Mountains in central Iran, near the peak of the annual Geminid Meteor Shower.
Stars trails around the north celestial pole as seen above a large bas relief of ancient Persia.
Above Mount Damavand in Iran northern stars trail around Polaris or the North Star located very close to the north celestial pole.
Winter stars, from constellation Orion to Taurus, and Pleiades star cluster trail above the western horizon of a traditional village in Italy.
Time-lapse video: Winter stars trail toward the western horizon above a flowered tree near Kashan, central Iran.
Winter stars trail to the western horizon during 2 hours of total exposure from an old cars cemetery in Semnan desert of Iran.
Stars trails above a flowered tree in Alborz Mountains of Iran. In this wide angle view Polaris is at left where the circumpolar trails are centered.
Stars set behind Mount Damavand in Iran while the Moon illuminates the slopes of Alborz Mountains.
In span of three hours stars trails above a historic tower near Alborz Mountains of Iran.
Sirius and stars of Orion appear above desert landscape of the Southern California in a moonlit night.
Northern stars trail above flower filled spring landscape of Anza-Borrego Desert in the Southern California.
Stars and airplanes (from and to Stockholm airport) trails above a lake in Vallentuna of Sweden in this long accumulated exposure.
In a moonlit autumn night of Hungary stars trail above Holland Palace at a beautiful lake.
In the light polluted sky of Isfahan, a major city and tourist destination in the center of Iran, brightest stars trail above a historic bridge.
Stars trail around the north celestial pole (with Polaris or the North Star near the center) as photographed from inside Roodafshan cave in Alborz Mountains of Iran.
In a moonlit night of Iran stars trail above the southern horizon of this dramatic desert landscape at the boundary of Alborz Mountains and Semnan desert.
Stars rise above Mount Damavand in Iran while the Moon illuminates the slopes of Alborz Mountains.
In a moonlight summer night of of Hungary, stars trail above a Roman style sundial.
In this multi exposure digital image of a summer night in Canadian Rockies, the Earth rotation caused stars to trail above the Maligne Lake in Alberta.
As another night passes in the valley of Teimareh in central Iran, the Earth rotation make star trails in this long exposure image.
In a moonlit night of Canadian Rockies stars trails above Takakkaw Falls in British Columbia. Note the colorful arc of moonbow near the falls base.
In a moonlit night of Canadian Rocky Mountains stars circle around the North Celestial Pole (about where Polaris or the Pole Star is located).
Under bright illuminating light of the Moon, startrails are captured over the famous round church in the village of Öskü, Hungary.
A Perseid meteor streaks the sky above Teide Observatory of Tenerife, Canary Islands.
In a winter night of Kharanaq, an ancient desert town near Ardakan in the Yazd province of central Iran, stars of Orion and Taurus set over a historic bridge on a dried river.
In this 5-hour accumulated exposure from a mountainous village in Iran stars of constellations Orion and Canis Major trail in the sky as the Earth rotates.
In a moonlit spring night of Veszprem county in Hungary, stars trail above a volcanic hill and and flower filled landscape.
During 3 hours three planets and many stars trail above Milad communication Tower in Tehran with over 10 million population and a very light polluted sky.
As the night passes above one of the world`s oldest churches, northern stars circle around the celestial pole.
Northern stars trail above the slopes of volcanic Mount Damavand in a clear night of June when the slopes are covered with large red poppies.
The trails of the sun and stars are captured on one image taken from Teide Observatory (IAC) in the Canary Islands.
In a moonlit night of Rhodes, a historic island of Greece, stars trail above coast of the Mediterranean Sea.
In a moonlit night of Vallentuna, near Stockholm, northern stars are captured trailing above a photogenic tree.
This fisheye view shows the trailing stars all across the sky around the north celestial pole.
Stars trail above moonlit fields of canola flowers in Hungary. Also notable in the background is a volcanic hill and an old church in Veszprem county.
In this long exposure image stars trail above remains of Izadkhast, an ancient city in Fars province of southern Iran.
Stars of constellation Orion rise above desert landscape in this long exposure image. But the trails are different than normal stratrails photos.
During 2-hour exposure session of this image, stars trail around the north celestial pole, as seen from the photographer's family vacation cabin.
Stars trail above a road in Alborz Mountains of Iran.
In an 3-hour circumpolar photo, stars trail around the North Celestial Pole.
During several hours of total exposure, stars and bright planet Jupiter trail above the World Heritage tomb of Cyrus the Great in Iran.
In a dark starry night of Nagarkot in Nepal, winter stars including the prominent constellation Orion rise above a Himalayan valley of small villages.
In a moonlit night of the World Heritage Sagarmatha National Park of Nepal, stars trail above the Himalaya.
In this evening view of the western horizon Mercury, closest planet to the sun, meets with Venus, the brightest planet in the Earth's sky.
The lights of the metropolitan Tehran as seen from above Milad Communication tower.
Vernal Equinox marks the first day of spring in the northern hemisphere and autumn in the south.
A camera can record trails traced by stars as planet Earth rotates but at high latitudes it can also capture an aurora shimmering in the night.
Constellations Orion, Canis Major, and Canis Minor rise in the night sky of the magnificent Indreshwar wooden temple in Nepal.
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