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Half Eclipsed

Moon coming out of the Earth shadow.
by:
P-M Heden




Chapel in Morning Light

Mars at its brightest in morning twilight
by:
Serge Brunier




Bryce at Night

Summer evening view of Bryce Canyon National Park.
by:
Tunc Tezel




The Moon Smiled

An old Moon smiled for early morning risers.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Midsummer Midnight

A huge pile of basalt rocks is stretching over the slopes of Mount Schafstein.
by:
Bernd Proschold




A Caravan of Planets

Four bright planets as seen from near the town of Yenisarbademli
by:
Tunc Tezel




A Swedish Summer Night with Noctilucent Clouds

Bright electric blue Noctilucent Clouds (NLC)
by:
P-M Heden




Eclipse by the Southern Ocean

Lunar eclipse in strong morning twilight by the Southern Ocean
by:
Alex Cherney




Eclipse Sequence

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




Shadow of the Earth and Belt of Venus

The Earth shadow in a spring field from Campinho village in Alqueva region of Portugal.
by:
Miguel Claro




Celestial Winterscape

Moon and Venus next to Capricornus (with Mars) and the Milky Way in the evening twilight.
by:
Tunc Tezel




After a Winter Storm

Moon and Venus next to constellation Capricornus in the evening twilight from Mount Uludag in Turkey.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Starry Night of a Pacific Paradise

An all-sky view above a tropical remote island in the southern Pacific Ocean.
by:
Tunc Tezel




A Triangle of Planets

Planets Venus, Jupiter, and Mercury form a triangle while in conjunction in the evening sky.
by:
Alex Cherney




Aligned in Moonlight

Antares, Mars, and Saturn aligned under the emerging Milky Way in this moonlit midnight.
by:
Alex Cherney




Sky at Nautical Twilight

The Milky Way, Mars, and Saturn, are photographed at the nautical twilight from a Himalayan lake.
by:
Ajay Talwar




Southern Sky Above Ilha Grande

Southern stars and the Milky Way above Ilha Grande, an island in Brazil.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Colorado River in Evening Twilight

Stars emerge from the evening twilight in a partly cloudy night of the Horseshoe Bend in Arizona.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Tibetan Skyscape

Starry sky above Laigu Glacier on the roof of the world.
by:
Jeff Dai




Wood Buffalo Dark Sky Festival

The northern lights dancing in twilight above Slave River near Forth Smith, northern Canada.
by:
Yuichi Takasaka




Perseids Above Canada (photo composite)

The 2016 annual Perseid meteor shower in August captured from British Columbia, Canada.
by:
Yuichi Takasaka




NLC Clouds in Central Europe

In this summer evening of the World Heritage Site of Hortobagy, the first stars emerge from twilight.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Deep Purple

Dazzling Venus and Jupiter in morning twilight above a field of flowering clover.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Celestial Triangle over Hungary

Moon, Venus, and Jupiter form a triple conjunction in the morning twilight of Veszprem, Hungary.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Morning Planets and Autumn Colors

Venus and Jupiter pair in morning sky, only one degree apart, with much fainter Mars not far from them.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Rendezvous with Venus

This twilight view of dazzling Venus is from Salazie, one of three cirques of Réunion Island.
by:
Luc Perrot




Moon and Planets in a Winter Morning

On this morning twilight winterscape of 2016 Feb 6 a celestial triangle is formed by triple conjunction of Moon, Venus, and Mercury.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Twilight Winterscape

On this frozen morning twilight the winterscape appears with the moon and planets Venus and Mercury, just before disappearing in the dawn.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Morning Planets and Geminid Meteor

A meteor streaks in the morning sky at the peak of the annual Geminid Meteor Shower in mid-December.
by:
Stephane Vetter




Deep Twilight at Sequoia

In twilight's embrace at Sequoia National Park in California.
by:
Yuri Beletsky




McWay Falls under the Milky Way

The falls is located in Big Sur of California, an incredible place by itself.
by:
Yuri Beletsky




Milky Way in Moonlight

The moon, morning twilight, and city lights can't hide the Milky Way in this nightscape over Oman Grand Canyon.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




The Golden Gate at Night

Star trails above the Golden Gate bridge. The photo-sequence of ~1000 frames.
by:
Ajay Talwar




Milky Way above Valle de la Muerte

Milky Way and Zodiacal Light captured after the nautical twilight near San Pedro de Atacama.
by:
Miguel Claro




Mercury and Crescent Moon Set

Innermost planet Mercury and a thin crescent Moon pair above Lisbon after sunset.
by:
Miguel Claro




Planets and Observatory in Twilight

Morning breaks on the Roque de Los Muchachos observatory, on La Palma, Canary Islands.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Ecliptic and the Galactic Plane

This all sky panorama photographed just before morning twilight shows the night sky of Ilha Grande, an island in Brazil.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Planet Conjunction over Lake Annette

The conjunction of Venus, Jupiter and Mars over Lake Annette, in Jasper National Park, Alberta.
by:
Alan Dyer




Standing Under the Stars at Grasslands Park

A 360° panorama of the landscape and skyscape at Grasslands National Park, Saskatchewan, Canada.
by:
Alan Dyer




Solstice Star Trails at Dinosaur Park

Summer solstice twilight and circumpolar star trails over the badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park, Alberta.
by:
Alan Dyer




Saturn, Mars & Milky Way over Ranch Corral

Mars (bottom) and Saturn in conjunction at right, and the Milky Way at left, in deep blue twilight.
by:
Alan Dyer




Lunar Eclipse Sequence from Monument Valley

The total lunar eclipse of April 4, 2015 taken from near Tear Drop Arch, in western Monument Valley, Utah.
by:
Alan Dyer




Lined Up Planets

Above a cloud-covered valley in Uludag National Park, a parade of planets and the Moon is photographed at dawn.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Morning Planets

This morning twilight view from Uludag National Park in Turkey has 3 planets and the moon
by:
Tunc Tezel




Moon and Mercury over Canberra

Moon and Mercury in twilight, over the National Library of Canberra, Australia.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Planets in Twilight

A careful look to this morning twilight image you might find 4 planets lined up along the ecliptic.
by:
Kwon O Chul




Venus, Saturn, India

A close conjunction (celestial pairing) of Venus and Saturn in the morning sky.
by:
Ajay Talwar




ALMA and Crescent Moon

After the sunset begins the nautical twilight and the sky is painted with a beautiful pallet of blueish and orange colors, with the gentle appearance of brighter stars.
by:
Miguel Claro




Moon Corona in Paranal Twilight Sky

After sunset the partially cloudy sky promoted the appearance of a beautiful show of colors, as well as an optical phenomenon called Corona.
by:
Miguel Claro




A Romantic Scene in a Lovely Sky

In this colorful twilight scene, two skywatchers enjoy their passion to the Universe, with the crescent Moon shining through the clouds.
by:
Miguel Claro




Alamut Castle Conjunction

In this early morning view the rising Milky Way extends above mountain fortress of Alamut in the central Alborz Mountains of Iran.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Earthshine & Smoking Giant

The new moon with the Earthshine above a towering Cumulus cloud.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




A Galactic Evening

A Galactic Evening on La Palma, Canary Islands.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Late Twilight at Bryce Canyon

As the Sun gets lower, the stars and Milky Way take center stage above Bryce Canyon.
by:
Alex Cherney




Setting Up for the Night on London Arch

A TWAN photographer is setting up cameras in the evening twilight at the London Arch.
by:
Alex Cherney




Lapland Fisheye

Panoramic view of the Northern Lights with a fisheye projection.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




Lunar Earthshine and the Ancient Olive Tree

Lunar Earthshine in nautical twilight behind an ancient olive tree.
by:
Miguel Claro




Mauna Kea at the Break of Dawn

The twin Keck telescopes beam lasers to the atmosphere on Mauna Kea, the top of Hawaii.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Milky Way over Uluru

Spectacular view of the Milky Way above the Australia's most recognizable landform in silhouette.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Transition

A sequence of panoramas on how the Milky Way emerges from the fading twilight.
by:
Laurent Laveder




Over the Lights of Longyearbyen

Jupiter and constellation Leo appear in a deep polar twilight above the arctic landscape of Svalbard.
by:
Tunc Tezel




After Eclipse New Moon

A very thin new Moon appears above the Arctic landscape of Longyearbyen, Svalbard.
by:
Tunc Tezel




A Starry Night of Germany

The Milky Way in the fading evening twilight over a misty forest meadow near Lich, central Germany.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Our View to the Galaxy

The Milky Way in the morning twilight from altitude of 5,000 meters on in the Chilean Andes.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Milky Way from 5000 Meters High

The Milky Way at dawn from altitude of 5,000 meters on Chajnantor Plateau in the Chilean Andes.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Sacred Nightscape

The Milky Way roars in the fading evening twilight over the peak of Madarasi Hargita in Transylvania.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




A Resting Volcano

The evening twilight fades into a starry night over Mount Damavand, a spectacular volcanoes in Iran.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Aurora Marbles

Artistic presentation of an aurora outburst includes over 600 fisheye images taken during 2 hours.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




The Windmill`s Moon

Photographed from the Canary Island of Fuerteventura, this bright Full Moon rose at sunset.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Venus and Mercury at Sunset

Inner planets Venus and Mercury can never wander far from the Sun in Earth's sky.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




A Paradise in Twilight

Morning twilight and spring landscape of Tenerife's high altitude areas on the slopes of Teide volcano.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Sydney Starscape

Stars above Sydney harbour.
by:
Ajay Talwar




Lava Sky

The night sky at the break of dawn over Kilauea, a shield volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Gotland Summer Night

A summer night in the little island of Stora Karlsö, Sweden
by:
P-M Heden




A Summer Night on the Alps

A starry summer night in the Austrian Alps.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Joshua Moon

The Moon and Mars in the evening twilight over Joshua Tree National Park, southeastern California.
by:
Stefan Seip




The Break of Dawn

The night sky at dawn over the Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming, USA.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




A Night Begins in Wyoming

Evening twilight fades to a starry night above the Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Corsica Morning View

The Milky Way and Venus in the morning twilight over the Scandola Nature Reserve on the French island Corsica .
by:
Bernd Proschold




The Night of Perseids

A bright meteor streaks the sky of Bakony Mountains in this fisheye view captured during Perseid Meteor Shower.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Road to Astronomers

The southern sky in the morning twilight above a road approaching Paranal observatory.
by:
Christoph Malin




Atacama Drive

The southern sky is photographed in the morning twilight above a road approaching Cerro Paranal Observatory in Chile.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Zodiacal Light and Nemrut Heritage

As the morning twilight approaches, the winter Milky Way and the zodiacal light appear over the ancient statues of Mount Nemrut.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Sky Gazing Rocks

The evening twilight fades in to the night, as the Milky Way, Venus, Moon and Saturn shine over the ancient statues of Mount Nemrut.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Moon Meets Venus

The Moon and Venus are paired in a close conjunction above the top of Alamut mountain fortress, Alborz Mountains.
by:
Tunc Tezel




The Pair and the Castle

The Moon and Venus are paired in a close conjunction above mountain fortress of Alamut in the Alborz Mountains of Iran.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Loch Ness Moment

The Milky Way in the morning twilight appears the peaceful Alpine lake Obernberg in Tyrol, Austria.
by:
Christoph Malin




Delicate Venus

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




Summer Triangle over Yellowstone

The Milky Way in the morning twilight over the Yellowstone National Park, a World Heritage Site in Wyoming, USA.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Colors of Yellowstone

The Moon and bright star Capella appear in the morning twilight over Yellowstone Lake and a deep geothermal pool of a hot spring.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Yellowstone Falls at Dawn

Morning twilight over Yellowstone. Stars in the constellation Sagittarius appear in the Milky Way on the right of this telephoto image.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Galactic Bridge over Philip Island

The Milky Way appears in a panoramic view during the morning twilight. On the Earth is the Pyramid Rock at the southern coast of Australia.
by:
Alex Cherney




Venus and Bavarian Wood

Bright planet Venus is photographed in the evening twilight over a Bavarian Forest in the Austrian Alps.
by:
Bernd Proschold




Seoul Magical Hours

The cityscape of Seoul during sunrise and sunset and by twilight.
by:
Kwon O Chul




Mercury and Bald Stork

In the morning twilight of Amboseli National Park, Kenya, a bald stork is sitting on a dead tree waiting to warm up in the sunrise.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Kilimanjaro at the Break of Dawn

The southern Milky Way and the Large Magellanic Cloud are photographed over Mount Kilimanjaro at the break of dawn in Amboseli National Park, Kenya.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Orion Rises above Alborz

The evening twilight ends over snow-covered Alborz Mountains from a village in the Haraz valley.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Turtle Sky

Milly Way in the fading evening twilight appears over a rock at the shore of Brittany, known locally as the Turtle.
by:
Laurent Laveder




Night Hides a World But Reveals a Universe

Night Hides A World But Reveals a Universe." A Persian proverb. The Milky Way and planet Venus in the evening twilight over Lake Turkana, northern Kenya.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Where the Night Sky and Nature Merge

The unrivaled beauty of the Milky Way far from city lights. Night sky is an essential element of our nature, a heritage to preserve for all livings.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




A Pairing Moment

In a clear summer night of Mount Uludag in Turkey, The Milky Way begins to appear in the fading twilight.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Analog Nightscape

Bright stars of constellation Orion appear in the sky during this 2-hour exposure that has captured star trails on a single film frame.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Venus and the Zodiacal Light

The morning twilight, zodiacal light, and Venus over the Atlantic coastline of Maine, northeastern United States.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Jupiter over ALMA

Planet Jupiter appears above ALMA radio telescopes, located at the Chajnantor plateau, at altitude of over 5000 meters in the Chilean Andes.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Acacia Comet

In the morning twilight of 2013 November 15, Comet ISON appears over Acacia trees in the Kenya's Amboseli National Park near Kilimanjaro.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Comet ISON Rising

Timelapse video of Comet ISON (C/2012 S1) rising in the morning twilight, on its way to the Sun.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




Comet ISON Parting Shot

Comet ISON (C/2012 S1) appears in the morning twilight.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




The Tail of ISON

Comet ISON (C/2012 S1) appears in the morning twilight, on its way to the Sun.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




Comet ISON above Canary Islands

Comet ISON (C/2012 S1) appears next to planet Mercury in the morning twilight, on its way to the Sun.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




Headless Comet

The morning twilight approaches the Andes in Chile when the fading tail of Comet Lovejoy (C/2011 W3) appears above the mountains near Santiago de Chile.
by:
Stephane Guisard




Nights of Noctilucent clouds

A unique collection of night-time motions by TWAN photographer during several weeks of imaging in the summer nights of Sweden.
by:
P-M Heden




The Visitor

Timelapse video clip of comet PanStarrs (C/2011 L4) in the Earth sky.
by:
P-M Heden




A Galaxy in the Ocean

The Milky Way in the evening twilight appears over the Atlantic Ocean from the Pointe de Pen-Hir in the Brittany, France.
by:
Laurent Laveder




Towards the Ocean

The Milky Way in the evening twilight appears over the Atlantic Ocean from the Pointe de Pen-Hir in the Brittany, France.
by:
Laurent Laveder




Comets in the Zodiacal Light

In a morning twilight of southern Kenya, the Zodiacal light and two comets at the edge of naked-eye visibility appear over Acacia trees.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Comet ISON Approaches the Sun

In the morning twilight of 2013 November 15, Comet ISON appears over Acacia trees in the Kenya's Amboseli National Park near Kilimanjaro.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Comet in the Evening Twilight

In the evening twilight Comet PanSTARRS (C/2011 L4) appears over a fjord near Tromso in the northern Norway.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




A Fairy Tale

Evening twilight at Meteora in Greece. Venus is elegantly shining in the dusk over an amazing view, a scene that reminds science fiction.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




A Wonder of Planet Earth

Evening twilight at Meteora in Greece. Venus is elegantly shining in dusk over an amazing view, a scene that reminds science fiction.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Moon, Venus, and Athens National Observatory

Moon and Venus shine in a summer evening twilight over the historic building of the National Observatory of Athens.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




The View From the Black Pearl

The first quarter Moon in the long summer twilight.
by:
P-M Heden




Sweden in June

The Full Moon rises in a wide angle view of Sweden landscape in June where the sky stays bright and starless by long polar twilight.
by:
P-M Heden




Stardust

The Milky Way and the zodiacal light above the World Heritage Uluru National Park in Australia.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Milky Way Above Pyramid Rock

The Milky Way in the morning twilight over the Pyramid Rock at the southern coast of Australia, in the Philip Island, Victoria.
by:
Alex Cherney




Venus and Ancient Ruins

Venus shines at western horizon in the evening twilight of the Athena Temple in Assos, a village in the Aegean seaside amid ancient ruins.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Athens by Night

Moon and Venus shine in a summer evening twilight of Athens.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Grand Canyon, Horizon to Horizon

The Grand Canyon offers extremely dramatic scenes when you catch the right time and light.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




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




Early Dawn

From the southeastern coast of Australia the Milky Way and the zodiacal light appear in this early morning view.
by:
Alex Cherney




Above the Caldera

Watching Moon, Jupiter, and the zodiacal light as the evening twilight fades to a dark starry night over the caldera of Teide in Tenerife.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Morning Conjunction

Planets Jupiter (the brighter) and Mars meet over the eastern horizon in this telephoto view during the morning twilight.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Mars and Jupiter over Bursa

Planets Jupiter (the brighter) and Mars meet over the eastern horizon in the morning twilight, as photographed from a mountain near the city of Bursa.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Stars After the Storm

Stars of the Ursa Major and Ursa Minor appear in the beginning of the morning twilight after a snow storm in the Zagros Mountains, central Iran.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Comets Bradfield and LINEAR Rising

Comet Bradfield is easy to see on the left and the Comet LINEAR appear fainter but still visible was visible to the naked eye on this morning.
by:
Wally Pacholka




Aurora and a Piece of Halley

In this morning hours of early May in Canada, a meteor of the the Eta Aquariid meteor shower streak the area of constellation Andromeda.
by:
Yuichi Takasaka




Summer Night at the Isle of Skye

Summer night sky in the Isle of Skye, one of the largest islands in the northern Scotland.
by:
Yuichi Takasaka




Moon, Planets, and the Twins

In the evening twilight the crescent moon meets with planets Venus and Mercury, and the two bright stars of Gemini, the Twins (Castor and Pollux).
by:
Doug Zubenel




Sea to Sky

The Milky Way appears in the morning twilight over La Palma, Canary Islands.
by:
Christoph Malin




Watching for Triple Planetary Alignment

In this astronomical self portrait TWAN photographer and his wife gaze at the triple planetary alignment of Venus, Mercury, and Jupiter.
by:
Fred Espenak




Triple Planetary Alignment

The planets Jupiter, Venus and Mercury in a close conjunction.
by:
Fred Espenak




Milky Way and Devasthal Optical Telescope

Atop the 2540 meters high Devasthal Peak in Uttarakhand, northern India, the largest telescope in the country will soon open her eyes.
by:
Ajay Talwar




Night Sky above Devasthal Peak

Atop the 2540 meters high Devasthal Peak in northern India, the largest telescope in the country will open eyes in close future.
by:
Ajay Talwar




Lunar Corona over Cochem Castle

From the bank of river Moselle in Germany, the town and spectacular castle of Cochem appears in the evening twilight.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Castle Twilight

The Moon and Venus appears in the evening twilight over the castle of Nadasdy in Nadasdladany, Hungary.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Tunisia Morning Delight

In this morning twilight view from island of Djerba, Tunisia, the crescent Moon is in close conjunction with planet Jupiter.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Aurora, Comet, and Galaxy

An arc of aurora appears over landscape of Lapland, with comet PanSTARRS and the Andromeda galaxy visible in the middle.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




Celestial Evening Meeting

it looks like a double comet, but this evening twilight image from Hungary has captured Comet PanSTARRS appearing with the Andromeda Galaxy (M31).
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Planets and Stone Border

Planets Jupiter and Venus (the brighter) photographed in the evening twilight of Saarland, Germany.
by:
Gernot Meiser




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




Twilight Aurora

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




Comet and the Northern Lights (motion)

Timelapse video: In evening twilight of March 20, 2013, Comet PanSTARRS appears with a sudden burst of the northern lights over a fjord in Norway.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Comet and the Northern Lights

In a peaceful evening twilight of northern Norway on March 20, 2013, Comet PanSTARRS appears with a sudden burst of aurora borealis.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Space Station over Dolomites

During twilight the International Space Station passes the northern sky (right by Polaris near the center) as photographed from Dolomites.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Comet and Victor Hess

Comet PanSTARRS (C/2011 L4) photographed in the evening twilight of Innsbruck, in the Austrian Alps.
by:
Christoph Malin




Radio Astronomy

A fireball flashes against the coalsack nebula and the Southern Cross in the night sky above Murchison Widefield Array radio telescope.
by:
John Goldsmith




Mount Damavand

Mount Damavand in the Alborz Mountains of Iran poses in twilight.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Milky Way in Morning Twilight

The Milky Way in the constellations Scorpius and Sagittarius is photographed in the morning twilight from a pond in desert near Kashan, central Iran.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Catching a Comet

The 6-year Jokin is trying to catch comet PanSTARRS (C/2011 L4) in this evening twilight view from Catalonia, Spain.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




Comet Observer

Observing comet PanSTARRS (C/2011 L4) in the evening twilight of Hungary.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Stars over Tucson

Evening twilight fades to darkness and planet Jupiter in the constellation Taurus, the Bull, appears over the Kitt Peak Observatory and lights of Tucson.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Comet and Aurora

Comet PanSTARRS (C/2011 L4) is photographed with a sudden burst of the northern lights in the evening twilight of suburb Stockholm, Sweden.
by:
P-M Heden




Comet at the Brittany Coast

Comet PanSTARRS (C/2011 L4) appears in the evening twilight of the Atlantic coastline of Brittany, France.
by:
Laurent Laveder




PanStarrs, Tiny Delight

In a telephoto image, comet PanSTARRS (C/2011 L4) appears in the evening twilight over Lake Dagyenice near Bursa, Turkey.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Svalbard Nightscape

Aurora Borealis appears over the Arctic landscape of Svalbard at 78 degrees north.
by:
Serge Brunier




Armchair Astronomer

Moon meets with planet Venus in the early evening twilight of Brittany, France.
by:
Laurent Laveder




Observing PanStarrs

An amateur astronomer is observing comet PanStarrs (C/2011 L4) in the evening twilight of Sweden.
by:
P-M Heden




Twilight Visitor

Comet PanStarrs (C/2011 L4) did not become a great comet but its bright condense head was visible to unaided eyes even in the strong twilight.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Moon and PanStarrs from India

Comet PanSTARRS (C/2011 L4) and the crescent moon appears in the evening twilight of northern India Himalayan region.
by:
Ajay Talwar




Comet Chasers

Stargazers observe comet PanStarrs (C/2011 L4) in the evening twilight.
by:
P-M Heden




Comet over Himalayan Village

Comet PanSTARRS (C/2011 L4) appears in the evening twilight of a village in the northern India Himalayas.
by:
Ajay Talwar




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




Ocean Comet

comet PanSTARRS (C/2011 L4) soars above the Indian Ocean in the evening twilight of the Australia western coastline near Perth.
by:
John Goldsmith




PanStarrs over the Indian Ocean

Comet PanSTARRS (C/2011 L4) is setting in the evening twilight above Penguin Island, south of Perth, Western Australia.
by:
John Goldsmith




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




Dolomites Summer Morning

Morning twilight paints the sky in blue above prominent peaks of Dolomites in the Italian Alps.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Twilight Comet

Comet PanSTARRS (C/2011 L4) appears over a small port near Melbourne, Australia.
by:
Alex Cherney




Australia Outback

The glory of the southern sky above the World Heritage Uluru or the Ayers Rock in Australia.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Around the Bend

Horseshoe Bend, in Glen Canyon along the Colorado River in Arizona, shows off deep blues and purples in this morning twilight shot.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Winter and Summer Stars over Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon shapes the northern horizon as seen from the Mather Point on the south rim of the canyon.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Horseshoe Bend at Night

Horseshoe Bend, in Glen Canyon along the Colorado River in Arizona, shows off deep blues and purples in this morning twilight shot.
by:
Wally Pacholka




Magnificent Eclipse

An all-sky view of November 2012 total solar eclipse in Northern Australia.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




The Zodiacal Light

The stunning sky of the Atacama Desert in Chile appears over the fading glow of the evening twilight.
by:
Christoph Malin




Ganges River Moonrise

In the morning twilight the crescent moon and plane Venus rises above the Ganges river in India.
by:
Ajay Talwar




Balloon Moonrise

In a timelapse video from Sweden hot air balloons fly against the rising Full Moon in the evening twilight.
by:
P-M Heden




Sky at Long Lasting Summer Twilight

The arch of the Milky Way and an old guardhouse at the coast of Brittany, France.
by:
Laurent Laveder




Lighthouse Stars

The night sky meets with bright rays of a lighthouse at the coast of Brittany, France.
by:
Laurent Laveder




Arms of the Moon

The full moon sets in the morning twilight of a coastal village in Brittany, France.
by:
Laurent Laveder




Moon and the Earth Shadow

The full moon sets in the morning twilight as the Earth shadow is banding at the opposite horizon from the sun.
by:
Laurent Laveder




Stars and Giant Monolith

The morning twilight arrives over the World Heritage Site Uluru or the Ayers Rock in Australia.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Shirvan Evening Delight

In a winter evening of Shirvan National Park in Azerbaijan, The crescent moon appears between planets Venus and Jupiter.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Silent Witness

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.
by:
John Goldsmith




Celestial Alignments and Solitary Statue

The Moon meets with Venus and Jupiter in the constellation Taurus, as photographed from Lake Ballard in Australia.
by:
John Goldsmith




Monument Valley in the Evening Twilight

The evening twilight fades to dark starry night over the Monument Valley at the border of Utah and Arizona in the United States.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Flowers and Stars

The Milky Way appears in the evening twilight over wild flowers in Hungary.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Sky During Totality

The night sky objects are photographed during the total Solar eclipse of 2012 November 14.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Yosemite Moonlight

Morning twilight approaches Yosemite Valley, a World Heritage Site in California.
by:
Wally Pacholka




Pillars of Creation

Atop the 2540 meters high Devasthal Peak in Uttarakhand Himalayas, India, the tall pillars are being erected to create the largest telescope in India.
by:
Ajay Talwar




Delicate Meteor

A bright meteor appears in the early morning sky.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Flower Under the Tyrol Sky

From the photographer: "Mountain bikers enjoy an outdoor night camp under the beautiful sky above the Nockspitze Mountain top near Innsbruck, Austria.
by:
Christoph Malin




Break of Dawn

Morning twilight arrives at Cerro Paranal Observatory in the barren Atacama Desert.
by:
Christoph Malin




From Dusk to Milky Way

A night begins in the Brittany. The evening twilight appears on the left and under the Milky Way appears a medieval French town.
by:
Gernot Meiser




Bears above the Castle

Constellation Ursa Major and Ursa Minor (the celestial bears) appear above the historic castle of Saareck in Saarland, Germany.
by:
Gernot Meiser




Sky above Saarland

The evening twilight turns to darkness in this all-sky view from the historic castle of Saareck in Saarland, Germany.
by:
Gernot Meiser




Wake Up Sunflowers

The morning twilight announces a new day, minutes before the sunrise. The Moon and planet Venus are coupled above the waking up sunflowers.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Tanzania Twililight

From high altitude slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa, the beginning of a night is photographed over the lights of Moshi.
by:
Kwon O Chul




Viking Twilight

Late in the evening the twilight still dominates the sky in this mid-spring view from Sweden.
by:
P-M Heden




Zodiacal Light and the Very Large Telescope

The 360-degree panorama displays the starry sky of Chile and the Milky Way above Cerro Paranal observatory.
by:
Serge Brunier




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




Moon Meets Jupiter & Venus

In this morning twilight view the crescent Moon is in close conjunction with planet Jupiter. Venus is also just below the pair.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Parkes Planetary Conjunction

In this morning twilight view from Australia, the Moon, Jupiter, and Venus align in a beautiful conjunction above Parkes Radio Telescope.
by:
Alex Cherney




A Night Begins at Thar Desert

The evening twilight welcomes a starry winter night over the great salt desert of Thar in Gujarat, at the border of India with Pakistan.
by:
Ajay Talwar




Old Miners Sky

Bright planets Venus and Jupiter (lower in the sky) meets in the evening twilight over an old coal mining tower near Saarbrucken, Germany.
by:
Gernot Meiser




Just Like Home

Moon meets with planet Venus in the early evening twilight of Brittany, France.
by:
Laurent Laveder




Lapland Evening

In the early evening of Lapland, northern Sweden, planets Venus and Jupiter are accompanied by a spectacular display of northern lights.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




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




Lights or Stars

The evening twilight fades to darkness over the city lights of Innsbruck, embraced by the Alps.
by:
Christoph Malin




Seoul Twilight

The crescent Moon sits between Jupiter and Venus (top) as photographed over the cityscape of Seoul.
by:
Kwon O Chul




The Earth Shadow over Atacama

The shadow of the Earth appears over the western horizon of Atacama Desert few minutes before sunrise.
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




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




Vienna Evening

A calm and clear autumn evening in the World Heritage heart of Vienna. Resulted from a sequence of photos the crescent moon sets in the colorful twilight sky.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




An Evening Delight In Paris

In an enchanting clear evening of Paris, the Moon meets with planets Venus and Jupiter over the Eiffel Tower and Seine river.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




The Night Sky above Gobustan

The evening twilight fades to starry sky over Gobustan National Park in Azerbaijan.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Southern Cross over the Persian Gulf

In an ideally clear winter morning stars of the southern Cross appear just few degrees over the southern horizon of Qeshm Island in the Persian Gulf.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Meteor Above Grand Mesa

An evening of photography began with this flash of meteoric brilliance in the twilight sky above Grand Mesa in Colorado.
by:
Thad VSoske




Side Road Comet Chasing

Just before the morning twilight, stargazers arrived at this city suburb site near to enjoy the spectacular view of comet Lovejoy.
by:
John Goldsmith




Twilight Comet

The stunning tail of Comet Lovejoy (C/2011 W3) is photographed in the morning sky above Cape Schanck, Victoria, southeastern Australia.
by:
Alex Cherney




Eclipse above Corona Del Mar

A total lunar eclipse is photographed in the morning twilight over the Little Corona beach, Southern California.
by:
Wally Pacholka




Blue Sky Red Moon

The total Lunar eclipse of 10 December 2011 as seen in the evening twilight over Zagros Mountains of Iran.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Eclipse Behind the Mountains

The total Lunar eclipse of 10 December 2011 as seen in the evening twilight over Zagros Mountains of Iran.
by:
Amir H. Abolfath




Chasing a Lunar Eclipse

The total Lunar eclipse of 10 December 2011 as seen in the evening twilight over Zagros Mountains of Iran.
by:
Amir H. Abolfath




The Colors of Andes

At the end of a cold starry night at altitude of 5000 meters on the Chilean Andes the shadow of the Earth appears before sunrise.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




The Rise of Comet Lovejoy

Time-lapse video: The morning twilight approach the Andes when the bright tail of Comet Lovejoy appears above the mountains near Santiago de Chile.
by:
Stephane Guisard




Comet and Ocean Planet

The stunning tail of Comet Lovejoy (C/2011 W3) is photographed in the morning sky above Cape Schanck, Victoria, southeastern Australia.
by:
Alex Cherney




Twilight Eclipse

The full moon enters the shadow of the Earth while the evening twilight proceeds over the Zagros Mountains of Iran.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Red Moon Rising

This surreal, wintry scene shows the eclipsed Moon rising behind the Zagros Mountains of Iran in the evening twilight.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Reflecting on the Moon and Venus

Venus and the moon highlight this peaceful evening scene in western Colorado, USA.
by:
Thad VSoske




The Space Station and a Giant Oak

In this autumn evening twilight the International Space Station passes over central Hungary.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




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




The Narrow Window of Darkness

The nearly full moon sets in the morning sky above the Athena Temple in Assos, a village in the Aegean seaside amid ancient ruins.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Saturn above the Glacier National Park

Early summer sky of the Glacier National Park in Montana becomes dark for a very short time before the long lasting twilight returns.
by:
Wally Pacholka




Zodiacal Band in the Pre-dawn Sky

In this pre-dawn moment on Mount Uludag of Turkey, the zodiacal light cross the sky from the moon and Mars to Jupiter.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Summer Nights of Scandinavia

Turn on your speakers to hear the nature sounds at night recorded by the photographer during 6 weeks of imaging during the Sweden summer nights.
by:
P-M Heden




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




Sky Party

The evening twilight fades to darkness and stars set in the western horizon above amateur astronomers who explore the sky in the Messier Marathon.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




From the Earth to the Sky

The summer Milky Way appears above a Calvary near Veszprem, Hungary. The remaining lights of the evening twilight paint the sky in blue.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




The Joy of Skygazing

As the evening twilight fades in to darkness, clouds begin to scatter away above a skygazer who prepares his gears for a night of enjoyment and adventures.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Cleopatra

In this morning twilight of Egypt, the Moon and Venus meets in a close conjunction above Dahab, Sinai peninsula.
by:
Stefan Seip




The Earth Shadow over Calar Alto

The evening twilight arrives at Calar Alto Observatory at top altitude of 2168 meters in Almería province in southern Spain.
by:
Stefan Seip




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




Exploring the Galaxy

A skygazer is exploring the Milky Way through a small telescope as the morning twilight begins to paints the sky in blue.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Skyline and Eclipse Sequence

When the morning twilight arrives in Korea in this multi-exposure image of 16 June 2011, the full moon enters the Earth shadow.
by:
Kwon O Chul




Seoul Eclipse

Time-lapse video: When the morning twilight arrives in Seoul in this view of 16 June 2011, the full moon enters the Earth shadow.
by:
Kwon O Chul




The International Space Station

In the morning twilight of Alborz Mountains in Iran, the Milky Way is visible above southwest where the light of a nearby town brightens the horizon.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Eclipse and Singing Birds

Time-lapse video: Turn on your speakers and listen to the singing birds as recorded during the lunar eclipse of 15 June 2011 in Sweden.
by:
P-M Heden




The Joy of TWAN Photography

A TWAN photographer enjoys him time as the evening twilight fades to darkness above Mount Damavand.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Izmir in Morning Twilight

The light of dawn approaches to end a night of starry skies above Tahtali Reservoir near Izmir, Turkey.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Moon and Venus at Dawn

Brilliant Venus and a thin crescent Moon stood together above the eastern horizon just before sunrise as seen from near Izmir, Turkey.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Rising Eclipsed Moon

The lunar eclipse of 15 June 2011 was already started when the full moon reached above the horizon in Sweden.
by:
P-M Heden




The Beauty of Neuschwanstein

The morning twilight paints the sky in blue and begins to fade away the Milky Way in a panoramic view from this world-famous Castle in southern Germany.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




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




The Messenger above Danube

In this enchanting evening twilight over Danube river in Linz, Austria, planet Mercury shines in the fading glow of dusk.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




NLC Reflections

The Noctilucent or night-shining clouds (NLCs) appear in a clear summer evening of Sweden.
by:
P-M Heden




Sky above a Swiss Chalet

As the Earth rotates during this hour-long exposure stars circle around the north celestial pole above Lauterbrunnen valley in Switzerland.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Skyline Planets

During May 2011, skywatchers have been treated to a rare alignment of planets, in the early morning twilight as captured here above Perth Skyline.
by:
John Goldsmith




Moon and Planets above Perth

During May 2011, skywatchers have been treated to a rare alignment of planets, in the early morning twilight as captured here above Perth.
by:
John Goldsmith




Crescent Moon and Zodiacal Light

The evening twilight fades to the darkness of night above Lake Bakonybel in Hungary. The young Moon shines over the western horizon.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Above the Lights

Stars begin to appear in this evening twilight of southeast Germany. The spectacular Hohenzollern Castle stands above thousands of lights in the valley.
by:
Gernot Meiser




Orion and Zodiacal Light

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.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Cosmic Dust Shines over Tenerife

Stars of the winter sky sets in this evening view from the World Heritage Teide National Park in Tenerife, Canary Islands.
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




Real Fantasy

The evening twilight fades in to darkness when stars of constellation Orion stand above the world-famous Neuschwanstein Castle in Germany.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Red Light Marathon

The evening twilight fades in to darkness and stars set in the western horizon above amateur astronomers in the Messier Marathon observing competition.
by:
Amir H. Abolfath




Planetary Scent

In this evening twilight of Alborz Mountains two planets are in conjunction while the air is filled with enchanting scent of spring blossoms.
by:
Amir H. Abolfath




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




A Message from Halley

A bright meteor of Eta Aquariids meteor shower appears above a unqiue basalt formation in Hungary as the Milky Way fades away in the morning twilight.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Morning Twilight in Cook Islands

The morning twilight ends a starry night of Mangaia; a 10 km wide island in the middle of the southern Pacific Ocean in the Cook Islands.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Stars, Satellites, and Meteors

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.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Sky above Wonderland of Rocks

In the morning twilight constellation Scorpius, the Milky Way, and dazzling Venus rise above the "Wonderland of Rocks" in the southern California.
by:
Wally Pacholka




ISS and Discovery over Bakonybel

The International Space Station (ISS) and Space Shuttle Discovery trail over the Lake of Bakonybel in Hungary.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Kurdistan in the Evening Twilight

The evening twilight arrives in Oraman; a mountainous region of Kurdistan in western Iran. Venus is near the horizon and Mars and star Regulus are higher up.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Falling Star of August

With the morning twilight begins to brighten the sky a Perseid meteor passes near the stars of Orion constellation.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Conjunction of the Moon and Venus

The crescent Moon in conjunction with bright planet Venus in the evening twilight over a group of amateur astronomers and sky photographers.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




A Stroke of Luck

Stars and lightning in the evening sky above Utah, USA.
by:
LeRoy Zimmerman




Twilight Meteor

With the morning twilight painted the sky in blue, a meteor streaks through the constellation Gemini during the peak hours of Geminid meteor shower.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Planetary Pair

An amateur astronomer observes a rare close conjunction of Venus and Jupiter, the two brightest planets in the sky.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Happy New Moon

As the evening twilight fades in to darkness above Tehran, the New Moon appears behind the tallest tower in the country.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Tehran in Twilight

The evening twilight fades in to darkness above Tehran. The New Moon and planet Venus appear over Milad communication Tower.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Imperial Twilight

The crescent Moon and planet Venus shines in the morning twilight above a large bas-relief of ancient Persia.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Planets in the Morning Twilight

Morning twilight fades away the stars above historic ruins near Damghan of Iran. Venus is the brightest in the sky and Mercury is lower at the horizon.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




The Night Begins

The evening twilight fades in to darkness as the Moon and bright planet Venus shine above the southwestern horizon.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




The Belt of Venus

The shadow of the Earth appears after sunset in the opposite horizon, as seen from atop the 3600m summit of Mount Gargash in Zagros Mountains of Iran.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Skylights Over Libya

The zodiacal light and the Milky Way made the V form above the western horizon, as photographed from deserts of Libya.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Noctilucent Clouds above Sweden

The Noctilucent clouds or night-shining clouds (NLCs) appear in a clear summer evening of Sweden.
by:
P-M Heden




Zodiacal Light in Desert Sky

As the morning twilight approaches the elongated zodiacal light appears above Anarak desert in central Iran.
by:
Amir H. Abolfath




Morning Trails

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.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




The Red Planet Comes Out of Occultation

Few moments after Mars occultation by the Moon, the red planet has reappeared in the sky, only minutes before it sets in the horizon.
by:
Doug Zubenel




Moon Occults Mars

Moments after Mars occultation by the Moon, the red planet has reappeared in the sky, only minutes before it sets in the horizon.
by:
Doug Zubenel




The Earth Shadow

The shadow of the Earth appears after sunset in the opposite horizon, as seen from atop the 3600m summit of Mount Gargash in Zagros Mountains of Iran.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Mysterious Clouds of Summer Nights

The Noctilucent or night-shining clouds (NLCs) appear in a clear summer evening of Sweden.
by:
P-M Heden




Windmill NLCs

The Noctilucent or night-shining clouds (NLCs) appear in a clear summer evening of Sweden above a historic windmill in Vallentuna.
by:
P-M Heden




Watching Night-shining Clouds

The Noctilucent or night-shining clouds (NLCs) appear in a clear summer evening of Sweden.
by:
P-M Heden




Noctilucent Clouds above Sweden

The Noctilucent or night-shining clouds (NLCs) appear in a clear summer evening of Sweden.
by:
P-M Heden




Faro Evening Twilight

Stars of the Big Dipper begins to appear in the evening twilight above the shores of Fårö, an island in the Baltic Sea, off Sweden's southeastern coast.
by:
P-M Heden




Island Planets

As the evening twilight fades away in this remote island in the Pacific Ocean, the dazzling planet Venus shines above scattered clouds.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Autumn Twilight

Above colorful trees of autumn, stars are fading away in the morning twilight. Prominent constellation of Orion as it at the upper right.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Morning Twilight in Patagonia

Saturn and bright star Arcturus shine in the morning twilight above the famous "Cuernos" (horns) mountains in Patagonia.
by:
Stephane Guisard




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




Moonlit Night of a Volcano

Time-lapse video: A complete night of Chilean Andes above Araucaria trees and Lonquimay Volcano in the background.
by:
Stephane Guisard




Comet Over Cottonwood

Comet Hartley 2 is photographed in starry sky of Kansas on the night of it's closest approach to the Earth.
by:
Doug Zubenel




Hessdalen Northern Lights

Time-lapse video: As this late summer night begins with a long twilight over Norway the colorful display of aurora begins in the starry sky.
by:
Bernd Proschold




Night, Camera, Action!

Time-lapse video: As the evening twilight fades in darkness a group of sky observers and astrophotographers begins exploring the night sky.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




A King of Liberty

Before the morning twilight the dazzling planet Venus rises with the constellations Gemini and Orion above the ancient tomb of Cyrus the Great.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Lights from the Earth and Space

As the morning twilight approaches the elongated zodiacal light appears extensively above Alamut fortress in Iran.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Moon, Venus, and Photographer

A night sky photographer prepares his equipment for a conjunction of the crescent Moon with bright planet Venus in the evening twilight.
by:
Amir H. Abolfath




Moon, Venus, and Observers in Motion

Time-lapse video: The Moon meets with planet Venus (and Mars at the upper right) in the evening twilight over a group of amateur astronomers.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Conjunction Observers

The crescent Moon meets with bright planet Venus in the evening twilight over a group of amateur astronomers and sky photographers.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Celestial Conjunction above Ancient Ruins

The crescent Moon meets with bright planet Venus in the evening twilight over old ruins near Natanz in central Iran.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Planets and Zodiacal Light

As the evening twilight fades away in this remote island in the Pacific Ocean, the dazzling planet Venus shines above scattered clouds.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Comet and Capella

Comet McNaught C/2009 R1 is photographed during a close encounter with bright star Capella.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Trailing Space Station

In the evening twilight above this moonlit desert landscape in central Iran, the International Space Station passes across the sky.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




The Space Station Crosses Desert Sky

Time-lapse video: In the evening twilight as the moon rises in the sky, the International Space Station appears like a bright moving star.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Alberta Moonrise

In the evening twilight of the World Heritage Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada, the Full Moon rises over Mount Rundle and Vermilion Lakes.
by:
Yuichi Takasaka




Big Dipper above Baltic Sea

Stars of the Big Dipper appear in the evening twilight above the shores of Fårö, an island in the Baltic Sea, off Sweden's southeastern coast.
by:
P-M Heden




Outdoor Astronomer

As the evening twilight fades in to darkness, clouds begin to scatter away above an amateur astronomer who prepares his gears for a night of enjoyments.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Practical Astronomy

As the night begins in an observing location away from city lights, a group of amateur astronomers and night sky photographers prepares their gears.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Pacific Evening

As the evening twilight fades away in this remote island in the Pacific Ocean, southern stars appear over the passing clouds.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Camping under Trailing Stars

Startrails above the Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park in the British Columbia, Canada. Night-time darkness during June and July is not long in this latitude.
by:
Yuichi Takasaka




Winter Nightscape

As the evening twilight ends over snow-covered Alborz Mountains, bright winter stars appear in the starry sky.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Ghostly Clouds at the Edge of Space

The Noctilucent or night-shining clouds (NLCs) appear in a clear July evening of Sweden.
by:
P-M Heden




Watching NLCs

The Noctilucent or night-shining clouds (NLCs) appear in a clear June evening of Sweden.
by:
P-M Heden




Planets above Behistun (Bistun)

Mars and bright star Regulus are in conjunction while Saturn is photographed at their left. The 2500-year world heritage Behistun (Bistun) relief is pictured in the foreground.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Moon Meets the Pleiades

The thin crescent moon at the end of the lunar month rises in the morning twilight sky of Alamut Valley in Iran.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




One Time Visitor

Comet McNaught C/2009 R1 is photographed (at magnitude 5) above the chapel of Marko in Veszprem country of Hungary.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Trailing Moon and Venus

In the evening twilight of British Columbia, Canada, the crescent Moon and bright planet Venus set in the western horizon in a long exposure image.
by:
Yuichi Takasaka




Iguacu Falls at Night

Starry sky above the spectacular Iguaçu Falls and national park at the border of Brazil and Argentina.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Go To Outer Space

An amateur astronomer explores the night sky using a computerized or so-called GoTo telescope.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Brittany Twilight

As the evening twilight proceeds over Brittany of France, bright star Sirius sets in the west (right) above a hidden light source.
by:
Laurent Laveder




Moonrise above Cyrus Tomb

Time-lapse video: In the morning twilight the crescent Moon rises above the tomb of Cyrus in Pasargadae.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Moon and Scorpius above Alps

The Moon meets Antares in morning twilight over Karavanke mountain range in southern Austria.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Dan and Kasatochi

One of the most colorful evenings of volcanic twilight occurred over eastern Kansas 23 days after the eruptions of Kasatochi in Alaska in 2008 August 7.
by:
Doug Zubenel




Karma and Joy

Dancing lights of aurora as seen above Alaska.
by:
LeRoy Zimmerman




Umbral Morning

Total lunar eclipse as seen above Kansas, United States.
by:
Doug Zubenel




Windmill, Moon and Venus

On a late winter's evening, the crescent moon and Venus emerge from the deepening twilight and glide toward the western horizon.
by:
Doug Zubenel




Sky Motion above Korean Observatory

Time-lapse video: As night develops over the Sobaeksan Observatory in Korea, the celestial motion is seen from evening twilight to morning light.
by:
Kwon O Chul




Evening View from Southern Turkey

In this evening twilight of Spring the crescent moon in the constellation Gemini sets over Toros Mountains, near Kas in southern Turkey.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Good Morning Kathmandu

Moonrise in the morning sky of the World Heritage center of Kathmandu, Nepal.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Moonrise above Nepal Heritage

As the morning twilight change the color of sky, the crescent Moon rises above the World Heritage Durbar Square in Kathmandu.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Snowland Sky

The sky gets suddenly clear in this January evening, after a snowstorm in Alborz Mountains some kilometers north of Tehran.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Heritage Moon

The crescent moon shines in the evening sky of Bhaktapur, a World Heritage site of temples and monuments in Kathmandu Valley of Nepal.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Amateur Astronomers Chase a Comet

While the Moon rise in this clear autumn evening amateur astronomers observes Comet Holmes after its surprising outburst.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Sky On Fire

After a major volcanic eruption in Alaska, sunsets turned to campfire-red across the US and then in other continents.
by:
Doug Zubenel




Meteor in Brittany Morning Sky

A bright meteor of 2009 Geminid meteor shower is photographed in the morning twilight from Brittany of France.
by:
Laurent Laveder




Moon and Planets from an Ancient Crater

Gathering of three bright planets and the Moon in the morning sky of Nordlingen in Germany; a town which is located in a giant meteorite crater.
by:
Stefan Seip




The Top of the World

As the evening twilight develops in the World Heritage Sagarmatha National Park of Nepal, spectacular view of Himalaya under the starry sky emerges.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




My Family and Sky

The astrophotographer shares the pleasure of viewing the night sky with his family.
by:
P-M Heden




Evening Twilight and the Living Desert

The crescent Moon shines in a clear evening twilight of the Living Desert Sculpture Park in Broken Hill, Australia.
by:
John Goldsmith




Shrine View

Moon and Venus meet in twlight, as seen from a historic shrine in north east Iran.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Mercury Meets the Seven Sisters

Planet Mercury meets the open star cluster Pleiades or the Seven Sisters in this evening Spring view from Hungary.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Moon, Venus, and Cathedral

In the morning twilight the Moon meets with planet Venus over the St. Michael Cathedral in Veszprem, Hungary.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Empire Moonrise

In the morning twilight the crescent Moon rises above the tomb of Cyrus in Pasargadae; a 2500-year old World Heritage Site in southern Iran.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Poet of Astronomers

In the deep blue evening twilight the Moon shines above the mausoleum of Ommar Khayyam in the historic city of Nishapur, northeastern Iran.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Good Morning Damavand

The first lights of morning shine on Mount Damavand in this long exposure startrail image from the Alborz Mountains.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Moon, Mercury and Saturn

The crescent Moon appears low in the evening sky Turkey, while planets Mercury and Saturn are barely visible in the bright twilight.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Lake View

The Moon meets Mars in the constellation Taurus with the V-shape Hyades star cluster at the top edge.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Conjunction above Hot Springs

Conjunction of the Moon and Venus in constellation Gemini, with Mars further up in Taurus, and the prominent Orion on the left.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Full Moon in the Morning Twilight

Full Moon in the morning twilight, Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia.
by:
David Malin




Saint Michel

As the twilight arrives in north west France the north star, Polaris, and the Little Dipper appears above the World Heritage Saint Michel Mount.
by:
Laurent Laveder




Star Wars

The battle between stars and artificial lights in the coast of Brittany, France.
by:
Laurent Laveder




Stars or Lights

The battle of stars and artificial lights in the coast of Brittany, France.
by:
Laurent Laveder




The Shadow of the Earth

Mauna Kea, one of the best known observing sites on the planet located at the top of Hawaii. The mountain host some of world's largest observatories.
by:
Doug Zubenel




Belt of Venus and Earth’s shadow

Night arrives at Mount Teide in a clear evening twilight. The Pico del Teide, is a volcano in the Tenerife Island.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




Ararat in Twilight

The first quarter Moon shines in evening twilight sky of Mount Ararat eastern slopes in Armenia.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Twilight Arch

In the deepening twilight, Mercury and Comet Hale-Bopp appear under the Keyhole Arch at Monument Rocks National Natural Landmark.
by:
Doug Zubenel




Mountain View

As the evening twilight fades to darkness, stars of Cassiopeia, Perseus, and Auriga appear above Alborz Mountains.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Lightnings and Stars

Time-lapse video: in a stormy spring night of Dizin peak in Alborz Mountains, stars of Auriga and Gemini sets in the western horizon above the lightning clouds.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Anti-crepuscular Rays

The panoramic view shows the twilight sky over the Atlantic Ocean and Canary Islands.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




Venus and Zodiacal Light

As the night darkness arrives in Lake Salda in southwestern Turkey, the cone shape glow of the zodiacal light appears in the western horizon.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Comet and Cathedral

Comet McNaught as seen in early evening sky of Hunagry.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Venice at Night

In a clear February evening, stars begins to gradually appear in the deep blue color twilight, above an elegant Venetian masked lady.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Miramare Evening

A pleasant starry evening of Adriatic Sea coast, as seen from the 19th century castle of Miramare, near Trieste in northeastern Italy.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Astrophotography on Crater Rim

Dawn twilight greets astro-photographers on the rim of Wolfe Creek Meteorite Crater in Western Australia.
by:
John Goldsmith




Moon Adventure

Young crescent Moon over the western horizon of Kansas.
by:
Doug Zubenel




Five Planets Align

As the first dawn light emerges from the eastern rim of Wolfe Creek Meteorite Crater, five planets appear in alignment.
by:
John Goldsmith




Constantine Evening

The crescent Moon meets Venus in a colorful autumn evening of Constantine, as seen above the Amir Abd al-Qadir Mosque, one of the largest mosques in Africa.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Hot Springs Conjunction

The pairing of the Moon and Venus, with Jupiter further up (top left), shine in the evening twilight above Pamukkale hot springs in south-western Turkey.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Twilight in Sweden

The crescent Moon shines in a clear evening twilight sky in Sweden.
by:
P-M Heden




The Moon Shines on Zeus

Stars and the Crescent Moon shine in early morning sky above the 2000-year old statues of Mount Nemrut in Turkey.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Mount Nemrut at Dawn

Winter constellations, from Orion to Canis Major shine in early morning sky above the 2000-year old statues of Mount Nemrut in Turkey.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Night Begins at Tenerife

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




Sahara Dust at Canary Islands

Stars begin to appear above Mount Teide in a clear evening twilight.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




Altai Twilight

The Summer Milky Way and bright planet Jupiter shine above roaring waters of Chuya River in a deep evening twilight of a Siberian summer.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Last Light at Wonder Lake

Arctic twilight in the World Heritage Site of Denali National Park in Alaska.
by:
LeRoy Zimmerman




Comet McNaught above Perth

Comet McNaught above the “City of Lights”, Perth, Western Australia, January 2007.
by:
John Goldsmith




Cave and Jupiter

From within a cave at Castle Rock in Gove County, Kansas, Jupiter and a few stars can be seen.
by:
Doug Zubenel




NLC Surprise

Noctilucent clouds are high-latitude phenomenon but here they are surprisingly captured above Turkey.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Twilight Keyhole Comet

The great comet of 1997, Hale-Bopp, in the evening sky of Kansas
by:
Doug Zubenel




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




Eclipse of the Sun Above Mauna Kea

The long rare total solar eclipse of 1991 above telescopes of Mauna Kea, Hawaii.
by:
Serge Brunier




Moon and Mercury

The view above features a slender crescent Moon and bright planet Mercury separated on the sky by only about 2 degrees.
by:
P-M Heden




Moon and the Messenger

A slender crescent Moon and bright planet Mercury (the Messenger in Roman Mythology)
by:
Tunc Tezel




Bam in Twilight

Planet Venus at the evening twilight in Bam fortress, the world's largest adobe structure, dating to at least 500 BC, located in southeastern Iran.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Alborz in Twilight

First lights of morning on snow-covered peaks of Alborz mountains.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Twilight of the Volcanic Crater

The deep blue morning twilight rise above Halemaumau crater of Hawaii.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Desert at Dawn

The band of Milky Way and bright Planet Jupiter in the morning twilight of the Great Salt Desert of Iran or Dasht-e Kavir.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Rising Moon and Planets

Mercury, Venus (the brighter)and the crescent Moon align in the morning twilight over the Great Salt Desert of Iran or Dasht-e Kavir.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Alignment in the Great Desert

Mercury, Venus (the brighter)and the crescent Moon align in the morning twilight over the Great Salt Desert of Iran or Dasht-e Kavir.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




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




Moon and Venus

Moon and the bright planet Venus in a clear evening twilight.
by:
Nik Szymanek




New Moon of Istanbul

The thin new Moon shine in this twilight panorama across the Bosporus Strait and along the skyline of the historic city of Istanbul.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Eclipse at Dawn

this morning twilight view of a lunar eclipse approaching its total phase at moonset was captured from the historic village of Abyaneh in Zagros Mountains of Iran.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Eclipse Morning at Zagros Mountains

Twilight panorama from west(right) to east horizon over Zagros mountains of Iran.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Antarctic Eclipse

Wide field image taken during the total solar eclipse of 2003 November 23th over the Antarctica.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




Lightning

Lightning strikes at twilight over Forrest, West Australia.
by:
David Malin




Astronomer Dream

Mauna Kea observatory during one of the longest solar eclipses of our time
by:
Serge Brunier




Star Trails Over Mount Parnona

One of the most basic types of astrophotography and yet equally stunning is that involving star trails
by:
Anthony Ayiomamitis




Magellanic Clouds Over Titicaca

The Magellanic Clouds rise in the glow of early twilight above Lake Titicaca
by:
Fred Espenak




Ziggurat twilight

Orion rising over the 3200-year old Ziggurat of Choqha Zanbil in southwest Iran.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




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