A kicksled sits outside a mountain cabin with stars of the Winter Hexagon above it.
A nearby branch of olive is sharply focused, while everything further away is blurred.
In winter night of Lapland aurora breaks out in the partly clear sky with green rays and band.
A small bridge in Campinho region of Alqueva Dark Sky Reserve in Portugal
The luminous and colorful balls that sprinkle with magical sky of Dark Sky Alqueva in Portugal.
A bright and fast meteor crossed the sky near bright star Arcturus
A fireball flashes in the sky during the Perseid Meteor Shower in August.
Gems of the winter sky above the landscape of Mount Emei, a world mixed cultural and natural heritage in China.
The sharp cliffs of the Lofoten Archipelago under the winter sky
A collaborative work of two French TWAN photographers, combing images of northern and southern hemisphere sky.
The winter night sky from the Flag Point Lookout in Mount Hood National Forest, Oregon.
A rock climbing shelter glows warmth and protection on this route of Mt Hood, Oregon.
The arc of Milky Way with bright winter stars is photographed in this panoramic photo from Yunnan Astronomical Observatory in southwestern China.
A small lake in this thick forest makes a natural window to the sky. Compare the winter and summer sky here.
A small lake in this thick forest makes a natural window in the trees for this all-sky view.
The all-sky image shows the winter constellations and a caravan of 4 planets and the crescent moon.
Moonlit nightscape of Sweden. The Pleiades and Jupiter are in the sky. Foot print of a Lynx is on the snow.
The bright Wolf Moon (the full moon in January) shines on the frozen Lake Balaton, Hungary.
Aurora borealis, the Northern Lights, in the winter night sky of Iceland.
The summer Milky Way stretches from the zenith to the forest horizon.
After three nights waiting at the place, the night sky cleared up in southeast Iceland over the country`s highest mountain.
After sunset an exceptionally intense, reddish airglow flooded this Chilean winter nightscape.
storm clouds do sometimes come to Atacama desert, known as the driest place on Earth.
Night time view of Mauritius lights seen from Reunion Island
The colored stars from the winter constellation of Orion (right)and the planet Jupiter.
A nightscape photographer imaging in a starry winter night with Sirius and constellation Orion in the sky.
A stargazer observes the winter sky through a pair of binocular, from ruins of a Castle in Hungary.
The winter night sky is photographed from the Alborz Mountains.
This black & white image of the winter night sky is photographed from the Alborz Mountains.
This deep black&white image, made with a filter to reduce sky glow, includes the Pleiades and comet Lovejoy.
This wide-field image of the winter sky has captured the little green halo of comet Lovejoy.
Two windmills squat beneath the first full moon after the winter solstice, called a wolf moon.
In a crystal clear moonlit night the winter stars appear over snow covered peaks of Mt Uludag in Turkey.
This all-sky view (full dome) has captured a winter evening on the slopes of Mt Uludag in Turkey.
In a winter evening on slopes of Mt Uludag in Turkey, five planets are captured across the sky.
Dark sky of Naalehu, the southernmost town in the Big Island of Hawaii. Tunc Tezel
A starry night of Mauna Kea Observatory in all sky view (full dome).
Stars pinwheel above the winter resort of Shemshak, near Tehran in this long-exposure view of the night sky.
The night sky over the Large Binocular Telescope (LBT) on Mt. Graham in Arizona.
The Winter Milky Way over a Petroglyph field boardwalk in the Hawaii's Volcanoes National Park.
In a timelapse video from northern Finland the moonlight gently shines on snow-covered trees.
In a timelapse video from Finland aurora flashes in the sky behind the "Tykky" sculptures, or "frozen" trees.
An outburst of aurora borealis in a winter night of Aurora Village near Yellowknife in northern Canada.
Sirius, the brightest star in the Earth sky, appears over the lights of Innsbruck in the Austrian Alps.
This all-sky view from Hawaii has captured the sky during the total lunar eclipse of 2014 October 8.
A crystal clear winter night at Lake Tahoe in Nevada.
Jupiter, winter stars, and the Milky Way appear in the dark sky of the Persian Gulf shores.
The winter stars as seen in a moonlit night of Qeshm Island in the Persian Gulf.
Winter constellations in the background of the Kabhegy radio tower on the Bakony Mountains, Hungary.
Imaging in a starry winter night of Alborz Mountains.
Winter stars set in the sky of Agra, over Taj Mahal.
Nightscape of the Haleakala National Park, in the coastal area of Maui, an island of Hawaii.
On this October morning the winter stars are photographed over the ancient statues of Mount Nemrut, a World Heritage site in Turkey.
Spring nightscape in a moonlit night of Tapolca basin near Lake Balaton in Hungary.
As the morning twilight approaches, the winter Milky Way and the zodiacal light appear over the ancient statues of Mount Nemrut.
This all-sky view from Lake Iznik near Bursa, Turkey, displays the setting winter stars (right) and the coming spring.
Jupiter, winter stars, and the Milky Way appear in the dark sky of the Persian Gulf shores, near Bushehr, southwestern Iran.
Bright winter stars appear above mountain fortress of Alamut, next to the village of Gazor Khan in the Alborz mountains.
The night sky has much more than could be viewed with the naked-eye. Left is a "normal" all-sky image and right is a deep view on H-alpha.
Stars of the northern hemisphere winter nights appear above Alborz Mountain range.
Prominent stars of the northern hemisphere winter nights appears over a field of early blooming Narcissus flowers in Japan.
Prominent stars of the northern hemisphere winter nights appears over a stairway in Izu Peninsula at the eastern coast of Japan.
Fireworks over sand dunes of Dasht-e Kavir; a vast desert in Iran.
Full Moon nightscape of Rajasthan, the largest state of India, known as the Land of Kings.
Jupiter appears in the early morning sky over winter landscape of the Austrian Alps.
In a moonlit night of November the night sky is photographed over the autumn landscape of June Lake and Sierra Nevada mountains in California.
The morning twilight, zodiacal light, and Venus over the Atlantic coastline of Maine, northeastern United States.
The bright winter stars photographed in a moonlit night of La Palma, Canary Islands.
Austrian TWAN photographer is also an extreme sport lover. This timelapse video brings the starry sky and adventures sports in one medium.
Timelapse video clip of a winter expedition to the top of a mountain in Tyrol, the Austrian Alps, to catch Comet PanStarrs above clouds.
This record of the Sun yearly journey through planet Earth sky, made with planned multiple exposures captured on a single frame of a film.
In a moonlit night of Saarland, Germany, the winter stars appear over a power station and the town of Saarlouis.
The winter Milky Way along constellations Canis Major, Orion, and Taurus, appear over landscape of Qeshm Island in the Persian Gulf.
Stars and the moon trail in this long exposure image made during a winter night near Yellowknife, northern Canada.
Winter stars appear over the Mediterranean Sea and a Spanish coastal fortress at Cape Tinoso, Spain.
One full year of solar motion is captured in this photo sequence flash animation from shore of the Caspian Sea in Baku, Azerbaijan.
One full year of solar motion is captured in this multi-exposure image from shore of the Caspian Sea in Baku, Azerbaijan.
A crystal clear winter night at Lake Tahoe in Nevada.
A crystal clear winter night at Lake Tahoe in Nevada.
In a moonlit winter night of Hungary, stars of constellations Orion, Canis Major, and Canis Minor appear above an ancient castle ruins.
Planet Jupiter in Taurus (top) and stars of Orion (right) and Gemini (left) appear in the night sky of Death Valley National park, California.
A crystal clear winter night at Lake Tahoe in Nevada.
Venus and Jupiter shine in the night sky of historic Saint Thaddeus monastery, a World Heritage Site in the northwest Iran.
like a beacon drawing the eye skyward, this picture of Yosemite National park in California showcases the famous Half Dome rock and winter stars.
The Grand Canyon shapes the northern horizon as seen from the Mather Point on the south rim of the canyon.
On the night of new year eve, the TWAN photographer celebrated 2013 by this taking this image of winter stars over a historic windmill in Hungary.
This can be a night view from an alien world in another planetary system. The panoramic image displays the bizarre view of Mono Lake in California.
A shooting star streaks the northern sky over the winter landscape of Yellowknife, northern Canada, during the Geminid Meteor Shower.
Starry Sky of Austrian Alps in a clear winter night from Emberger Alm, Carinthia.
A starry band of the Milky Way climbs over Yosemite Valley, Sierra Nevada Range.
Jupiter easily outshines the nearby bright winter stars Aldebaran & Capella.
Bright stars of northern hemisphere's winter rise over narrow valleys carved inside Alborz Mountains in northern Iran. The "star" outshining every other star in this view is in fact none other than planet Jupiter.
The Winter and Summer sky is photographed from one location above Mount Uludag in Turkey. The winter sky features bright stars and summer sky features bright Milky Way.
In the light of the first quarter moon the autumn Milky Way arches across the desert sky behind a Joshua Tree. The Pleiades star cluster glistens on the lower right.
The Winter Milky Way shine over the historic Saint Thaddeus monastery, a World Heritage Site in northwest Iran. The Armenian church is known as one of the most beautiful and historic churches in the Middle East.
From the photographer: "This shot with the auroras stretched across the northern sky, embracing this very special place, seemed to be a good way to end the evening."
In this single exposure two bright meteors streaks the sky against the winter constellations during the annual Quadrantid meteor shower.
The Moon shines in this bizarre evening view of Sweden. Strong appearance of Nacreous clouds painted the sky in vivid colors.
Prominent winter stars are photographed in above a mountainous road in this moonlit winter night.
Star trails streak over a mountainous road in this moonlit winter night.
Turn on your speaker and enjoy this timelapse video clip of winter days and nights near Mount Halla in Jeju Island of South Korea.
There are not many bright stars in the spring sky. In fact two of the brightest points in this view are planets Mars and Saturn.
The winter Milky Way, Sirius, and constellation Orion, all captured in this starry image of the Owachomo Natural Rock Bridge in Utah.
The Moon meets with Venus over the World Heritage heart of Trier, Germany.
This all-sky view overlooking villages near Bursa, Turkey, has captured the Milky Way, the setting summer stars and the rising winter stars.
A mysterious object crosses the sky during several frames of this timelapse sequence, made from the top of La Palma, Canary Islands.
Two celestial diamonds, Venus and Jupiter, shine over the historic Saint Thaddeus monastery in this starry winter evening of northwest Iran.
The evening twilight fades to starry sky over Gobustan National Park in Azerbaijan.
Starry sky appear above a traditional village house in Alamut, Iran.
Stars of the constellation Canis Major, the Big Dog, appear over the moonlit winter landscape of Alborz Mountains in Iran.
Bright stars of northern hemisphere winter rise over forest slopes surrounding Mount Uludag in Turkey.
Stars of the Winter Hexagon are photographed above a lonely standing pine in Rikuzentakata, Iwate prefecture of Japan.
A winter night above the prehistoric site of Teimareh in central Iran. There are over 20,000 engraved images in the valley left from our ancestors.
Time-lapse video: winter stars traverse the sky in this moonlit night of Alborz Mountains in Iran.
A crystal clear winter night of Alborz Mountains is captured in this startrail image.
In this pre-dawn moment on Mount Uludag of Turkey, the zodiacal light cross the sky from the moon and Mars to Jupiter.
The sky above this lonely tree in southern France displays the northern hemisphere winter Milky Way above the cone-shape glow of the zodiacal light.
A clear winter night in the valley of Alamut. Far from major cities the sky above this historic valley shows its natural darkness and beauties.
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.
Stars of the winter sky sets in this evening view from the World Heritage Teide National Park in Tenerife, Canary Islands.
Orion, a prominent winter constellation (as seen from the northern hemisphere) stands at the upper right of this view from Hungary.
Spring arrives in Hungary with blossomed trees and setting winter stars in the evening sky.
A sky photographer enjoys a starry winter night. Bright stars of Orion, Canis Major, Taurus, and Auriga, and the band of the Milky Way are captured.
Bright stars of northern hemisphere winter nights approach the western horizon above Dizin ski resort in Alborz Mountains of Iran.
The largest constellation in the sky, a celestial snake known as Hydra.
Stars of the northern hemisphere winter night shine in a dark night of Dal River in Sweden.
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.
Winter stars and the Milky Way are photographed in desert starry sky near Damghan, a historic city of Iran.
The Moon, Venus, and winter stars in an all-sky view from Lake Salda in southwestern Turkey.
Constellation Orion, the Hunter, and Sirius, the brightest star of the night sky, shine over Fischbacher Alpen, near Alpine village of Krieglach in Austria.
The Milky way and bright stars of Winter Hexagon (including Sirius, the brightest star in the night sky) are photographed above Palomar Observatory in California.
Time-lapse video: Above the clouds in Canary Islands winter stars rise in the starry sky of La Palma.
From Orion to Sirius and Canopus (right at the horizon) as seen in a moonlit night of Alborz Mountains.
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.
The Milky Way in the winter constellations rivals with the Zodiacal Light on the right, as seen above a perfectly flat desert in Libya.
In a starry winter night of Sweden mountains near the border with Norway, an aurora streak appears in the northern sky near Ursa Major.
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.
In a winter night of Sweden TWAN photographer searches for best imaging location in the snow-covered landscape of Vallentuna.
A group of TWAN photographers with an army of photo equipment enjoy the starry sky of Semnan Desert, Iran.
Clouds pass across the sky in a moonlit winter night of a small village in Brittany of France.
In a late December night of Brittany, bright stars of northern hemisphere's winter sky shine above bare trees.
Photographed from Mauna Kea Observatory in Hawaii, these images display the night sky as seen from the northern hemisphere in different seasons.
Photographed under dark sky of Mauna Kea Observatory in Hawaii, this large format film exposure has captured the autumn sky in the northern hemisphere.
Photographed under dark sky of Mauna Kea Observatory in Hawaii, this large format film exposure has captured the winter sky in the northern hemisphere.
A winter night in Joshua Tree National Park, southeastern California, USA.
Winter stars and the Milky Way are photographed in the starry sky of the desert near Damghan, a historic city of Iran.
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.
Fresh snow fall has covered Zagros Mountains of Iran under a starry winter night.
The partial solar eclipse of 4 January 2011 as seen from frozen winter landscape of Siberia, at the bank of the Berd River near Novosibirsk.
This panoramic view during the peak night of Geminid meteor shower has captured three meteors and the rich beauty of the winter Milky Way.
Stars of Orion rise high in the winter sky while Sirius, the brightest star of our night-time, just appears above a large bas relief of ancient Persia.
In a moonlit night of November winter stars rise above Zagros mountains in central Iran.
An analemma, a complete year's solar motion recorded on a single image, is captured above Hungary.
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.
On the night of winter solstice a total lunar eclipse and dancing lights of aurora are in process over northern Canada.
Time-lapse video: On the night of winter solstice a total lunar eclipse and dancing lights of aurora are in process over northern Canada.
In a calm evening of Mono Lake in California, dazzling planet Venus accompanies the setting winter constellations of Taurus and Orion.
Winter stars and the Milky Way shine above a large bas relief of ancient Persia.
Stars of the Winter Hexagon rise in a dark night of Alborz Mountains. The Milky Way and the zodiacal light are visible through the passing clouds.
Over a frozen snow-covered lake at the border of Germany and Austria, bright winter stars shine above the Bavarian Alps.
Time-lapse video: Winter stars trail toward the western horizon above a flowered tree near Kashan, central Iran.
This all-sky view, made by stitching several wide angle photos, display the winter sky in the northern hemisphere from a village in the Zagros Mountains.
This 360-degree panoramic view is made in a clear moonlit night of November above Mount Gargash in Zagros mountains of central Iran.
In a crystal clear moonlit night of November winter stars rise above Zagros mountains in central Iran, near the town of Kashan.
The two all-sky views compared how the sky looks in a winter night of Turkey in northern hemisphere and in a winter night of New Zealand in the south.
Comet Hartley 2 is photographed in starry sky of Kansas on the night of it's closest approach to the Earth.
Under dark starry sky bright stars of winter and the Milky Way are captured from a small village.
The Milky Way is photographed above Lake Tekapo in the South Island of New Zealand.
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.
Under dark starry skies the Zodiacal Light appears brighter than the Milky Way Milky in this mid-August morning view.
The Milky Way and its bright central bulge in constellations Scorpius and Sagittarius shines above palm trees in Mangaia; a small island of the Pacific.
The elongated cone-shaped zodiacal light is photographed from a dark site in central Iran.
Canis Major and other constellations of winter nights (in the northern hemisphere) display some of the most beautiful star clusters.
As the evening twilight ends over snow-covered Alborz Mountains, bright winter stars appear in the starry sky.
By reflecting sunlight toward the Earth, an Iridium communication satellite flares in the evening sky of Teide National Park in Tenerife, Canary Islands.
Four bright celestial beacons and a faint triangle of light follow the plane of the ecliptic as it arcs high through this southern hemisphere night skyscape.
In a winter mountain night of Nagano prefecture in Japan, stars of Taurus (upper right), Orion, and Canis Major surrounds a beautiful lunar halo.
The night sky is part of our nature, a heritage for all humanity to respect and to enjoy its majestic beauty.
Winter stars in the northern hemisphere descent to the western horizon in this spring evening view from Hungary.
This skyview above southern France displays the winter Milky Way, arching across horizons. The cone-shape glow on the center is the Zodiacal Light.
Starry night above snow-covered landscape of Dal river from Gysinge, a small village near Uppsala, Sweden.
Time-lapse video: a large 22-degree halo shapes around the Moon or the sun when high thin clouds containing millions of tiny ice crystals cover much of the sky.
Winter stars of the northern hemisphere nights shine above delicate wooden architecture of the historic Indreshwar temple in Panauti, Nepal.
The dreaming scenery is a late winter night when the earliest blossoms appear in the gardens.
Starry sky above erosional landscape of Zabriskie Point in the Death Valley National Park, California.
A bizarre panoramic view of a garden with the first signs of spring blossoms. In the background sky, the brightest point is the red planet Mars.
A winter moonlit night near Stockholm, Sweden. The bright "star" on the left of the Moon is planet Mars near its opposition.
Constellations of northern hemisphere's winter sky are captured above Dal River in Sweden, as seen from the village of Gysinge.
In this starryscape from Lake Avlan near Elmali in Antalya province of Turkey, stars of the northern hemisphere's winter sky set in the west.
Bright star Procyon is visible on the top left and prominent constellation Orion is at upper right.
An all-sky view from Maranjab Desert of central Iran, made by taking and stitching several wide-angle photos.
Moonlight illuminates Alborz Mountains and the TWAN photographer in his Christmas custom.
Fish-eye view of the winter sky as seen from Kanzelhohe Observatory; a famous solar observatory in the Austrian Alps, near the city of Villach.
See the Milky Way and zodiacal light in a virtual reality view of the all sky from southern France.
Sky photography during a Full Moon night often results in strong illumination like day-light with blue sky nearly empty of stars.
Time-lapse Video: As the night arrives over winter landscape of Fosen, Norway, the northern lights start their inspiring show.
A starry night of Mauna Kea, one of the best known observing sites on the planet located at the top of Hawaii.
A clear moonlit night of winter in New England of North East United States.
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