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Arash the Archer

Long exposure image of winter stars setting behind a statue of Arash the Archer.
by:
Amir H. Abolfath




Our Past and Future

Long exposure image of winter stars setting behind an ancient gate.
by:
Amir H. Abolfath




Desert Dream

A moonlit evening view from a remote spot of Lut Desert in Iran.
by:
Taha Ghouchkanlu




Red Moon and Beehive

The eclipsed moon with the Beehive star cluster.
by:
Alan Dyer




Lunar Eclipse above Winter Landscape

Panoramic view of the total lunar eclipse, Milky Way, Venus and Jupiter
by:
Bernd Proschold




A Winter Eclipse Night

The red totally eclipsed moon appears next to stars of Gemini.
by:
P-M Heden




Outside Our Mountain Cabin

A kicksled sits outside a mountain cabin with stars of the Winter Hexagon above it.
by:
P-M Heden




Colourful Olives and Stars

A nearby branch of olive is sharply focused, while everything further away is blurred.
by:
Tunc Tezel




A Starry Night of Crete

The highest mountain range in the western part of the Greek island of Crete.
by:
Bernd Proschold




Perseids Near Los Angeles

The peak of the Perseid Meteor Shower in Joshua Tree National Park near Los Angeles.
by:
Wally Pacholka




Orion over Hyrcanian Forest

A 180-degree winter night panorama in Hyrcanian forest under moonlight.
by:
Taha Ghouchkanlu




The Joy of Aurora Chasing

In winter night of Lapland aurora breaks out in the partly clear sky with green rays and band.
by:
Taha Ghouchkanlu




A Bridge to Andromeda Galaxy

A small bridge in Campinho region of Alqueva Dark Sky Reserve in Portugal
by:
Miguel Claro




A Christmas Tree Adorned with Stars

The luminous and colorful balls that sprinkle with magical sky of Dark Sky Alqueva in Portugal.
by:
Miguel Claro




Bright Meteor and Planet Jupiter above Alqueva

A bright and fast meteor crossed the sky near bright star Arcturus
by:
Miguel Claro




Orion Framed by Clouds

Orion is framed by fasting moving clouds in a winter night of Sweden.
by:
P-M Heden




Fireball Glory

A fireball flashes in the sky during the Perseid Meteor Shower in August.
by:
Dennis Mammana




Celestial Winterscape

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




Asteroid Dust from Hawaii

The winter Milky Way and strong appearance of the zodiacal light over the coast of Pacific Ocean in Hawaii.
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




Oregon Winter Night

Camping at night on the shoulders of Mt Hood.
by:
Ben Canales




Winter Hexagon over Manla Reservoir

A beam of car light broke the silence of Manla reservoir.
by:
Jeff Dai




Gems of the Winter Sky

Gems of the winter sky above the landscape of Mount Emei, a world mixed cultural and natural heritage in China.
by:
Jeff Dai




The Seven Sisters and California Nebula

In a winter night of Sweden, the open star cluster Pleiades (M45), is framed by tree branches.
by:
P-M Heden




Yosemite Perseids (photo composite)

The 2016 annual Perseid meteor shower captured above the world-known Yosemite National Park in California.
by:
Wally Pacholka




Tapolca Basin Winter Nightscape

Gemini and Orion rise above cloud- covered Tapolca basin near Lake Balaton in Hungary.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Orion Fights the Bull above Lofoten

The sharp cliffs of the Lofoten Archipelago under the winter sky
by:
Alex Conu




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




Sky Fusion (photo composite)

A collaborative work of two French TWAN photographers, combing images of northern and southern hemisphere sky.
by:
Stephane Vetter




Flag Point Lookout

The winter night sky from the Flag Point Lookout in Mount Hood National Forest, Oregon.
by:
Ben Canales




A Forest Lake Unspoiled by Lights

Bright winter stars and faint Milky Way above a lake in this thick forest that blocks light pollution.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Spotlight over the Mountain

A rock climbing shelter glows warmth and protection on this route of Mt Hood, Oregon.
by:
Ben Canales




A Starry Night of Lost Lake

The Milky Way rises over Mt Hood and the Lost Lake in Oregon for an unusually early thaw of the winter snow.
by:
Ben Canales




Yunnan Astronomical Observatory

The arc of Milky Way with bright winter stars is photographed in this panoramic photo from Yunnan Astronomical Observatory in southwestern China.
by:
Jeff Dai




Winter vs. Summer

A small lake in this thick forest makes a natural window to the sky. Compare the winter and summer sky here.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Forest Window

A small lake in this thick forest makes a natural window in the trees for this all-sky view.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Planetary Parade

The all-sky image shows the winter constellations and a caravan of 4 planets and the crescent moon.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Turkey Winter Nightscape

Panoramic winterscape of a starry night on Mount Uludag in Turkey.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Nacreous Clouds

Polar stratospheric clouds, known as nacreous, can form in polar regions of stratosphere during winter.
by:
P-M Heden




Tracking a Lynx

Moonlit nightscape of Sweden. The Pleiades and Jupiter are in the sky. Foot print of a Lynx is on the snow.
by:
P-M Heden




Mystic Forest

A mystic forest in a moonlit winter night of Sweden.
by:
P-M Heden




Arctic Nightscape in Sweden

A moonlit winter night at the frozen shore of Baltic Sea in Almsta, Stockholm County, Sweden.
by:
P-M Heden




Zodiacal Light from Sweden

The zodiacal light and the faint winter Milky Way above a river in Sweden.
by:
P-M Heden




Wolf Moon and Frozen Lake

The bright Wolf Moon (the full moon in January) shines on the frozen Lake Balaton, Hungary.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Pico Veleta Winter Night

The 30-meter IRAM radio telescope on Pico Veleta of Spain, explores the universe in millimeter wavelengths.
by:
Serge Brunier




Aurora Veils

Aurora borealis, the Northern Lights, in the winter night sky of Iceland.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Window to the Sky

The summer Milky Way stretches from the zenith to the forest horizon.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Winter Night in Iceland

After three nights waiting at the place, the night sky cleared up in southeast Iceland over the country`s highest mountain.
by:
Stephane Vetter




Milky Way with Airglow Australis

After sunset an exceptionally intense, reddish airglow flooded this Chilean winter nightscape.
by:
Yuri Beletsky




Atacama`s Cloudy Night

storm clouds do sometimes come to Atacama desert, known as the driest place on Earth.
by:
Yuri Beletsky




Mauritius View from Reunion Island

Night time view of Mauritius lights seen from Reunion Island
by:
Luc Perrot




Colorful Night in Iceland

A visit to the Aldeyjarfoss waterfall, located upstream of Godafoss.
by:
Stephane Vetter




Shadow Oasis in Alentejo

The colored stars from the winter constellation of Orion (right)and the planet Jupiter.
by:
Miguel Claro




Zodiacal Light, Milky Way, and Winter Hexagon

The Milky Way, the zodiacal light, and stars of the Winter Hexagon at the break of dawn over the Haleakala Crater on Maui, Hawaii.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




A Winter Night of Germany

This Virtual Reality made with a camera crane on top of a tower takes you to a winter night of Germany.
by:
Bernd Proschold




Winter Night of a Nightscape Photographer

A nightscape photographer imaging in a starry winter night with Sirius and constellation Orion in the sky.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




A Starry Night of Sweden

Winter stars and bright planet Jupiter over a pond in a starry night of Sweden.
by:
P-M Heden




Green Comet barely Visible to the Eyes

Auriga and Taurus with the faint winter Milky Way and comet Lovejoy over a village in Brittany of France.
by:
Laurent Laveder




Sultan Stars

The moon and winter stars with Pleiades and constellation above Sultan Garhi tomb in Delhi.
by:
Ajay Talwar




Night at the Edge

The autumn Milky Way and rising winter stars over the Grand Canyon. Red airglow brightens the horizon.
by:
Wally Pacholka




Grand Canyon Starry Autumn Night

The Milky Way in a starry autumn night is arched above the Grand Canyon.
by:
Wally Pacholka




Castle Stargazer

A stargazer observes the winter sky through a pair of binocular, from ruins of a Castle in Hungary.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Solstice Sky

Winter constellations over the ruins of Essegvar near the village of Bánd in Veszprem, Hungary.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




A Celestial Pair and a Very Old Church

Two celestial beacons, Venus and Jupiter, pair in a conjunction over the historic Saint Thaddeus monastery.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Winter Sky

The winter night sky is photographed from the Alborz Mountains.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Winter Sky

This black & white image of the winter night sky is photographed from the Alborz Mountains.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Silent for Many Thousands of Years

This time-exposure image has captured the motion of stars in a moonlit winter night of Mount Damavand volcano.
by:
Amir H. Abolfath




A Comet in Winter Sky

This deep black&white image, made with a filter to reduce sky glow, includes the Pleiades and comet Lovejoy.
by:
P-M Heden




Winter Stars and a Little Green Fuzzball

This wide-field image of the winter sky has captured the little green halo of comet Lovejoy.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




A Winter Resort in Iran

A long-exposure image of star trails over the winter resort of Shemshak near Tehran.
by:
Amir H. Abolfath




Himachal Circumpolar

In a moonlit night of northern India stars trail around the north celestial pole in this long-exposure image.
by:
Ajay Talwar




Moon Sets Behind Windmills

The full moon sets behind two historic windmills on the island of Fuerteventura (means strong wind), Canary Islands.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




A Wolf Moon

Two windmills squat beneath the first full moon after the winter solstice, called a wolf moon.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




A Crystal Clear Winter Moonlit Night

In a crystal clear moonlit night the winter stars appear over snow covered peaks of Mt Uludag in Turkey.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Black Sand Beach at Night

Rising winter stars over Punaluu, also known as the Black Sand Beach on the Big Island of Hawaii.
by:
Tunc Tezel




A Winter Evening All Sky View

This all-sky view (full dome) has captured a winter evening on the slopes of Mt Uludag in Turkey.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Five Planets and a Comet

In a winter evening on slopes of Mt Uludag in Turkey, five planets are captured across the sky.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Winter Milky Way Above Ka Lae

The winter Milky Way over the coast of Pacific Ocean with Orion and bright stars Sirius and Canopus.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Naturally Dark

Dark sky of Naalehu, the southernmost town in the Big Island of Hawaii. Tunc Tezel
by:
Tunc Tezel




Mauna Kea Full Dome

A starry night of Mauna Kea Observatory in all sky view (full dome).
by:
Tunc Tezel




Spirals Above Shemshak

Stars pinwheel above the winter resort of Shemshak, near Tehran in this long-exposure view of the night sky.
by:
Amir H. Abolfath




Snow Globe

Like a snow globe, celebrating winter, dancing northern lights are captured in this fisheye view from Lapland.
by:
P-M Heden




A Starry Night of Arizona

The night sky over the Large Binocular Telescope (LBT) on Mt. Graham in Arizona.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Panau Nui Nightscape

The Winter Milky Way over a Petroglyph field boardwalk in the Hawaii's Volcanoes National Park.
by:
Wally Pacholka




Aurora Realtime vs Timelapse

The video compares the real time and time-lapse motion of aurora borealis.
by:
Kwon O Chul




Flying Above Moonlit Peaks

Timelapse video of a moonlit winter night in the Bavarian Forest while the camera elevates over the landscape.
by:
Bernd Proschold




Moonlit Lapland

In a timelapse video from northern Finland the moonlight gently shines on snow-covered trees.
by:
Bernd Proschold




Northern Lights over Winter Wonderland

In a timelapse video from Finland aurora flashes in the sky behind the "Tykky" sculptures, or "frozen" trees.
by:
Bernd Proschold




24 Hours of Norway Winterscape

A timelapse videos of 24 hours has captured Norway winterscape in a long polar night and a short day.
by:
Bernd Proschold




Aurora Dance in Real Time

An outburst of aurora borealis in a winter night of Aurora Village near Yellowknife in northern Canada.
by:
Kwon O Chul




Sirius and the City

Sirius, the brightest star in the Earth sky, appears over the lights of Innsbruck in the Austrian Alps.
by:
Christoph Malin




Lunar Eclipse and Active Volcano

This all-sky view from Hawaii has captured the sky during the total lunar eclipse of 2014 October 8.
by:
Tunc Tezel




A Morning Meeting

Venus, Jupiter, and the crescent Moon form a celestial triangle at dawn over the lights of Bursa.
by:
Tunc Tezel




The Cube of Zoroaster

Winter stars in Orion and Canis Major are photographed in a fisheye view from a 2500-year old structure in Iran.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Sierra Night

A crystal clear winter night at Lake Tahoe in Nevada.
by:
Wally Pacholka




The Twins and Lake Tahoe

A moonlit winter night at Lake Tahoe. The two bright stars of Gemini, the twins heads, are in the middle.
by:
Wally Pacholka




Florida Nightscape

Tropical ocean breeze in a moonlit night at the coast of Long Key State Park located on Long Key, Florida.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Bushehr Nightscape

Jupiter, winter stars, and the Milky Way appear in the dark sky of the Persian Gulf shores.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Dancing Aurora over Norway

The northern lights in motion over a fishing village in a moonlit winter night of Lofoten Islands, Norway.
by:
Yuichi Takasaka




Winter Sky and the Persian Gulf Heritage

The winter stars as seen in a moonlit night of Qeshm Island in the Persian Gulf.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Smartphone Aurora

Most TWAN images are made with DSLR cameras but this is an exception, made with a cellphone for an LG project.
by:
Kwon O Chul




A Moonlit Night in the Pyrenees

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
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




The Radio Tower

Winter constellations in the background of the Kabhegy radio tower on the Bakony Mountains, Hungary.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Starry Aureoles

Rising fog in this winter night of Hungary's Bakony Mountains has diffused stars to colorful aureoles.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Imaging under Winter Sky

Imaging in a starry winter night of Alborz Mountains.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Winter Stars over Taj mahal

Winter stars set in the sky of Agra, over Taj Mahal.
by:
Ajay Talwar




A Starry Moment in a Tropical Paradise

Nightscape of the Haleakala National Park, in the coastal area of Maui, an island of Hawaii.
by:
Wally Pacholka




Mount Nemrut and Canopus

On this October morning the winter stars are photographed over the ancient statues of Mount Nemrut, a World Heritage site in Turkey.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Tapolca Basin Spring Nightscape

Spring nightscape in a moonlit night of Tapolca basin near Lake Balaton in Hungary.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




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




Lake Iznik Winter Night

This wide-angle view from Lake Iznik near Bursa, Turkey, displays bright winter stars, planet Jupiter, and the Milky Way.
by:
Tunc Tezel




From Winter To Spring

This all-sky view from Lake Iznik near Bursa, Turkey, displays the setting winter stars (right) and the coming spring.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Kalout Sky

Jupiter, winter stars, and the Milky Way appear in the dark sky of the Persian Gulf shores, near Bushehr, southwestern Iran.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Alamut Winter Sky

Bright winter stars appear above mountain fortress of Alamut, next to the village of Gazor Khan in the Alborz mountains.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Night Sky in H-alpha

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.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Winter Stars above Alborz

Stars of the northern hemisphere winter nights appear above Alborz Mountain range.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Northern Lights and Fisherman

The northern lights appear over a fishing village in a moonlit winter night of Lofoten Islands, Norway.
by:
Yuichi Takasaka




Spring Land Winter Sky

Prominent stars of the northern hemisphere winter nights appears over a field of early blooming Narcissus flowers in Japan.
by:
Shingo Takei




Stairs to Heavens

Prominent stars of the northern hemisphere winter nights appears over a stairway in Izu Peninsula at the eastern coast of Japan.
by:
Shingo Takei




Desert Night Fireworks

Fireworks over sand dunes of Dasht-e Kavir; a vast desert in Iran.
by:
Amir H. Abolfath




Damavand Winter Night

A time-exposure image has captured the motion of stars (due to the Earth rotation) in a moonlit winter night of Mount Damavand, Iran.
by:
Amir H. Abolfath




Jaisalmer by Moonlight

Full Moon nightscape of Rajasthan, the largest state of India, known as the Land of Kings.
by:
Ajay Talwar




Austrian Alps Winterscape

Jupiter appears in the early morning sky over winter landscape of the Austrian Alps.
by:
Bernd Proschold




Flying over Moonlit Alpine Landscape

Timelapse video of a moonlit winter night of the Alps where the camera elevates over the landscape.
by:
Bernd Proschold




Blessed by the Sky

Two celestial beacons, Venus and Jupiter, appear in conjunction over the historic Saint Thaddeus monastery in this starry winter evening.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Starry Autumn Night of Sierra Nevada

In a moonlit night of November the night sky is photographed over the autumn landscape of June Lake and Sierra Nevada mountains in California.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Aurora Village

The northern lights waves over winter landscape of Canada. Constellation Orion appear in the middle and the Pleiades star cluster is at the upper right.
by:
Yuichi Takasaka




Alborz Star Trails

Stars trail over the winter nightscape of a village in the Alborz Mountains of Iran in a 3-hour exposure photograph on film.
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




Winter Stars over the Canaries

The bright winter stars photographed in a moonlit night of La Palma, Canary Islands.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Adventures after Dark

Austrian TWAN photographer is also an extreme sport lover. This timelapse video brings the starry sky and adventures sports in one medium.
by:
Christoph Malin




Chasing an Iceball

Timelapse video clip of a winter expedition to the top of a mountain in Tyrol, the Austrian Alps, to catch Comet PanStarrs above clouds.
by:
Christoph Malin




Apollo Analemma

This record of the Sun yearly journey through planet Earth sky, made with planned multiple exposures captured on a single frame of a film.
by:
Anthony Ayiomamitis




Industrial Sky

In a moonlit night of Saarland, Germany, the winter stars appear over a power station and the town of Saarlouis.
by:
Gernot Meiser




Night Adventure Sports

In a starry winter night of Alps near Innsbruck a mountaineering guide climb up a mountain to ski under stars.
by:
Christoph Malin




Life on Planet Earth

The winter Milky Way along constellations Canis Major, Orion, and Taurus, appear over landscape of Qeshm Island in the Persian Gulf.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




A Ship Cemetery

In a moonlit winter night of Brittany, France, stars of the constellations Orion and Canis Major appear on the right over the southwest.
by:
Laurent Laveder




Ski Under Stars

In a starry winter night of Alps near Innsbruck a mountaineering guide walks up the mountain for a night-time skiing tour.
by:
Christoph Malin




Northern Stars over Yosemite

Northern stars appear over winterscape view of Yosemite Falls in the Yosemite National Park, California.
by:
Wally Pacholka




Moon Hours

Stars and the moon trail in this long exposure image made during a winter night near Yellowknife, northern Canada.
by:
Yuichi Takasaka




Night on the Mountains

A clear winter night arrives at Innsbruck, embraced by the Austrian Alps.
by:
Christoph Malin




Winter Blooms

Winter stars of Orion rising in the evening usually means a snowy landscape, but here in India it means it is time for the winter delicacy called Sarson.
by:
Ajay Talwar




Lights and Stars over the Mediterranean Sea

Winter stars appear over the Mediterranean Sea and a Spanish coastal fortress at Cape Tinoso, Spain.
by:
Gernot Meiser




Lights over the Aurora Village

Timelapse video of the northern lights over winter landscape of Canada.
by:
Kwon O Chul




Baku Analemma (motion)

One full year of solar motion is captured in this photo sequence flash animation from shore of the Caspian Sea in Baku, Azerbaijan.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Baku Analemma

One full year of solar motion is captured in this multi-exposure image from shore of the Caspian Sea in Baku, Azerbaijan.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Stars over the Mountain Road

Constellations Orion (left) and Taurus and bright planet Jupiter is photographed in a clear winter night of Tyrol, in the Austrian Alps.
by:
Christoph Malin




Vega and El Capitan

Bright star Vega and the first sign of the Milky Way appears over Yosemite valley in this early morning winter view.
by:
Wally Pacholka




Winter Silence

A moonlit winter night at Lake Tahoe in Nevada. Deneb at the tail of Cygnus (the Swan) and Vega are the brightest stars in this early morning view.
by:
Wally Pacholka




Lake Tahoe Moonlight

A crystal clear winter night at Lake Tahoe in Nevada.
by:
Wally Pacholka




Stars in the Lake

A crystal clear winter night at Lake Tahoe in Nevada.
by:
Wally Pacholka




Orion and Winter Triangle

In a moonlit winter night of Hungary, stars of constellations Orion, Canis Major, and Canis Minor appear above an ancient castle ruins.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Castle Winter Night

In a moonlit winter night of Hungary, stars of Orion are photographed above an ancient castle in Veszprem county.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Lights from Otherworld

Through a window in the clouds aurora Borealis appear in a spooky form over winter landscape of northern Canada.
by:
Yuichi Takasaka




Jupiter and Winter Stars

Planet Jupiter in Taurus (top) and stars of Orion (right) and Gemini (left) appear in the night sky of Death Valley National park, California.
by:
Wally Pacholka




Finland Winter Night

The Milky Way and aurora borealis are photographed over the winter landscape of northern Finland, near Luosto.
by:
Bernd Proschold




Tykky Nightscape

Orion, Taurus and Jupiter appears in a moonlit night of Riisitunturi National park in northern Finland.
by:
Bernd Proschold




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




Comet and Winter Stars

This March evening view from Turkey has captured more than the Moon, Jupiter and prominent winter stars.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Lake Tahoe Starry Night

A crystal clear winter night at Lake Tahoe in Nevada.
by:
Wally Pacholka




Aurora Arcs

The northern lights arches over winter landscape of Lapland, northern Sweden.
by:
P-M Heden




St. Thaddeus Winter Night

Venus and Jupiter shine in the night sky of historic Saint Thaddeus monastery, a World Heritage Site in the northwest Iran.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Yosemite Falls at Night

Stars of Taurus and bright planet Jupiter over the Yosemite Falls in California.
by:
Wally Pacholka




Orion Winterscape

Stars of Orion set over a river in the Yosemite National Park of California.
by:
Wally Pacholka




Yosemite Winter Night

Over the Bridalveil Falls in Yosemite, stars of Orion, Auriga, and Taurus (where planet Jupiter shines) shine in a crystal clear winter night.
by:
Wally Pacholka




Winter Wonder

like a beacon drawing the eye skyward, this picture of Yosemite National park in California showcases the famous Half Dome rock and winter stars.
by:
Wally Pacholka




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




Celebrating the New Year

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.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




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




Alien Planet

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.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Drive under Stars

The Milky Way and prominent winter stars are framed between colorful autumn leaves in a New England forest, northeastern United States.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Stars and Clouds over the Alps

The rising winter stars and planet Jupiter appear over an Austrian Alps landscape near Innsbruck.
by:
Christoph Malin




Viking Corona

A colorful corona forms around the Moon in a winter night of Sweden. Down on the ground is a Vikings Rune Stone dating from the early Middle Ages.
by:
P-M Heden




Northern Geminid

A shooting star streaks the northern sky over the winter landscape of Yellowknife, northern Canada, during the Geminid Meteor Shower.
by:
Yuichi Takasaka




Starry Sky of Austrian Alps

Starry Sky of Austrian Alps in a clear winter night from Emberger Alm, Carinthia.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Yosemite Winter Night

A starry band of the Milky Way climbs over Yosemite Valley, Sierra Nevada Range.
by:
Wally Pacholka




June Lake

In a clear moonlit night of November winter stars are framed above the dream-like autumn landscape of June Lake in California.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Jovian Rise at Devasthal

Jupiter easily outshines the nearby bright winter stars Aldebaran & Capella.
by:
Ajay Talwar




Outshining Winter Stars

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.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Winter Sky Summer Sky

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.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Zodiacal Light and the Milky Way

During September in the Northern Hemisphere—when the moon is nowhere around—early risers under clear, dark skies can see both the Milky Way and the zodiacal light, the dusty disk of our solar system that is back lit by the sun.
by:
Dennis Mammana




Autumn in the Desert

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.
by:
Dennis Mammana




St. Thadeus Winter Sky

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.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




The Home Stretch

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."
by:
LeRoy Zimmerman




Mountain Biker Astrophotographer

TWAN Photographer and mountain biker Christoph Malin enjoys a night ride on some of the trails above Inn Valley near Innsbruck, Austria.
by:
Christoph Malin




Quadrantid Meteors over Mojave Desert

In this single exposure two bright meteors streaks the sky against the winter constellations during the annual Quadrantid meteor shower.
by:
Wally Pacholka




The Moon and Nacreous Clouds

The Moon shines in this bizarre evening view of Sweden. Strong appearance of Nacreous clouds painted the sky in vivid colors.
by:
P-M Heden




Enjoying the Northern Nights

In a moonlit winter night of Alaska, aurora borealis appear over an observer who traveled to the far north to enjoy the enchanting lights.
by:
Yuichi Takasaka




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




Alborz Photographer

Bright moonlight illuminates Alborz Mountains of Iran in a crystal clear winter night.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Moonlight Caravansary

In a moonlit winter night of central Iran Orion and Taurus are photographed above ruins of a historic caravansary near Natanz.
by:
Amir H. Abolfath




Moonlit Winterscape

Prominent winter stars are photographed in above a mountainous road in this moonlit winter night.
by:
Amir H. Abolfath




Alborz Star Trails

Star trails streak over a mountainous road in this moonlit winter night.
by:
Amir H. Abolfath




Jeju Island in Motion

Turn on your speaker and enjoy this timelapse video clip of winter days and nights near Mount Halla in Jeju Island of South Korea.
by:
Kwon O Chul




Hallasan Startrails

In a moonlit winter night of Jeju Island of South Korea, stars trail over Mount Halla, the highest mountain of the country.
by:
Kwon O Chul




The Singing Ice

This video of winter nightscapes in Sweden is mixed with natural sounds recorded by the photographer during the imaging sessions.
by:
P-M Heden




Winter Calm

In a peaceful winter evening of Sweden, the moon shines over the frozen landscape.
by:
P-M Heden




New Moon, Planets, and Winter Stars

The young moon appears below a pair of bright planets, Venus and Jupiter, in this early spring evening in Turkey.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Two Planets in Leo and Virgo

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.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Winter Stars over Owachomo Bridge

The winter Milky Way, Sirius, and constellation Orion, all captured in this starry image of the Owachomo Natural Rock Bridge in Utah.
by:
Wally Pacholka




Flaine Winter Night

The Moon sits between Venus and Jupiter in a clear winter night of Flaine, French Alps.
by:
Serge Brunier




Moon and Planets over Porta Nigra

The Moon meets with Venus over the World Heritage heart of Trier, Germany.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Sky Above the Lights

This all-sky view overlooking villages near Bursa, Turkey, has captured the Milky Way, the setting summer stars and the rising winter stars.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Mysterious Satellite Identified

A mysterious object crosses the sky during several frames of this timelapse sequence, made from the top of La Palma, Canary Islands.
by:
Bernd Proschold




Moon and Planets Over Catalonia

In a clear winter evening of Catalonia, Spain, the crescent moon is in conjunction with Venus, while Jupiter appears near the top of the image.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




Heavenly Lights

Two celestial diamonds, Venus and Jupiter, shine over the historic Saint Thaddeus monastery in this starry winter evening of northwest Iran.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




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




A Winter Night of Almaut

Starry sky appear above a traditional village house in Alamut, Iran.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




The Gem of Winter

Stars of the constellation Canis Major, the Big Dog, appear over the moonlit winter landscape of Alborz Mountains in Iran.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Alborz in Winter

This panoramic scene of Iran's Alborz Mountains in winter is illuminated by the gibbous.
by:
Amir H. Abolfath




Quite but Alive

Stars circle around the north celestial pole in a moonlit winter night of Mount Damavand, the highest volcano in Asia, rising to an altitude of 5610 meters.
by:
Amir H. Abolfath




Baku at Night

The Moon and Venus are photographed in a winter evening of Baku, the capital and largest city of Azerbaijan, located at the shores of the Caspian Sea.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Not All Are Stars

Bright stars of northern hemisphere winter rise over forest slopes surrounding Mount Uludag in Turkey.
by:
Tunc Tezel




The Pine of Hope

Stars of the Winter Hexagon are photographed above a lonely standing pine in Rikuzentakata, Iwate prefecture of Japan.
by:
Shingo Takei




Puzzles From the Past

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.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Winter Stars over Saarlouis

Winters stars trail in this long-exposure image from the Devil's Castle near the town of Saarlouis, ermany.
by:
Gernot Meiser




Moonset on the Mountain Road

Time-lapse video: winter stars traverse the sky in this moonlit night of Alborz Mountains in Iran.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Winter Road

A crystal clear winter night of Alborz Mountains is captured in this startrail image.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




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




Zodiacal Light above France

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.
by:
Laurent Laveder




Golden Tree Star Trails

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.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Above Alpine Fog

Time-lapse video: A clear starry night above Bavarian Alps as seen from a mountain top about 75 km south of Munich, Germany.
by:
Bernd Proschold




Linz at Night

Captured from the beautiful river bank of Danube, stars are trailed around the north celestial pole in this hour-long exposure from Linz, Austria.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




A Frozen Winter Night of Sweden

Time-lapse video: a moonlit winter night on the frozen shores at the Sea of Åland in Grisslehamn, Stockholm County, Sweden.
by:
P-M Heden




Orion and Dal River

Time-lapse video: In this late winter night stars of prominent constellation Orion move in the sky above snow-covered shores of Dal River in Sweden.
by:
P-M Heden




Night in a Ruined Chruch

Time-lapse video: In the silent of a cold winter night the moonlight shines on this ruined Viking church which remains from a thousand year ago.
by:
P-M Heden




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




Startrails above Viking Spirit

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.
by:
P-M Heden




A Winter Night in a Viking Church

Time-lapse video: During the 2010 Geminid meteor shower, TWAN photographer made a sequence of image from inside this ruined Viking church which still stands after a thousand winters, near the town of Vallentuna, Sweden.
by:
P-M Heden




Orion and Sirius

Orion, a prominent winter constellation (as seen from the northern hemisphere) stands at the upper right of this view from Hungary.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Medieval Night

Above ruin of a medieval church in Hungary, the Moon is surrounded by the bright stars of Winter Hexagon over the western horizon of Dorgicse.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Fortification of Vauban

In this moonlit night of early spring in southern France, stars of winter constellations are about to set over fortification of Vauban in Mont Louis.
by:
Gernot Meiser




Lake Dream

Winter stars and the Milky Way set to the western horizon of Lake Bakonybel in Hungary.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Spring Arrives in Hungary

Spring arrives in Hungary with blossomed trees and setting winter stars in the evening sky.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




4000-year Old Surprise

Winter stars in the northern hemisphere are lined above the western horizon of Saarland, Germany.
by:
Gernot Meiser




Under an Ocean of Stars

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.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Bright Stars of Dizin

Bright stars of northern hemisphere winter nights approach the western horizon above Dizin ski resort in Alborz Mountains of Iran.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Hydra, the Largest Constellation

The largest constellation in the sky, a celestial snake known as Hydra.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Winter Sky above Turkey

The winter Milky Way (as seen in the northern hemisphere) is photographed above a dam in Turkey.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Icy Trails

Startrails are captured in a moonlit winter night at the frozen eastern shores of Sweden.
by:
P-M Heden




Away from Uppsala

Stars of the northern hemisphere winter night shine in a dark night of Dal River in Sweden.
by:
P-M Heden




Walking in a Viking Church

Time-lapse video: In the silent of a cold winter night the moonlight shines on this ruined Viking church which remains from a thousand year ago.
by:
P-M Heden




A Winter Night of Scandinavia

Time-lapse video: The northern lights appear above snow-covered winter landscape of Sweden.
by:
P-M Heden




A Taste of Arctic

A moonlit winter night at the frozen eastern shores of Sweden. At -25 C this icy landscape is alike an Arctic environment.
by:
P-M Heden




Church at Night

Time-lapse video: Stars of Orion and Taurus moves above this ruined Viking church which still stands after a thousand winters.
by:
P-M Heden




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




Starry Ruin

Winter stars and the Milky Way are photographed in desert starry sky near Damghan, a historic city of Iran.
by:
Amir H. Abolfath




The Castle in Peace

A calm and starry winter night at Teufelsburg or the Devil's Castle near the town of Saarlouis in Saarland, Germany.
by:
Gernot Meiser




Star Trails above Devil`s Castle

Winter stars trail in this long-exposure image from Teufelsburg or the Devil`s Castle near the town of Saarlouis in Saarland, Germany.
by:
Gernot Meiser




All Sky View above Lake Salda

The Moon, Venus, and winter stars in an all-sky view from Lake Salda in southwestern Turkey.
by:
Tunc Tezel




A Winter Night of Alps

Constellation Orion, the Hunter, and Sirius, the brightest star of the night sky, shine over Fischbacher Alpen, near Alpine village of Krieglach in Austria.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Above the Frozen Earth

The International Space Station (ISS) and Space Shuttle Discovery trail over Hungary in a winter night of frozen Lake Balaton.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Winter Hexagon and Hale Telescope

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.
by:
P.K. Chen




Winter Stars above Mount Palomar

Winter constellations from Canis Minor and Gemini to Orion and Taurus as photographed above Mount Palomar Observatory in the Southern California.
by:
P.K. Chen




Moon, Venus, and Space Station above Germany

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.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Above the Clouds in La Palma

Time-lapse video: Above the clouds in Canary Islands winter stars rise in the starry sky of La Palma.
by:
Bernd Proschold




Sky During a Lunar Eclipse

Time-lapse video: In 2010, on the night of winter solstice in the northern hemisphere (Dec. 20/21), a total lunar eclipse took place.
by:
Yuichi Takasaka




Starry Freezer

In a freezing winter night of Zagros Mountains in central Iran, bright star Sirius and constellation Orion shine above the moonlit landscape.
by:
Amir H. Abolfath




Sirius and Historic Caravansary

In a winter moonlit night of central Iran, Sirius in the constellation Canis Major, shine through the ruins of a historic caravansary near Natanz.
by:
Amir H. Abolfath




A Winter Night of Saarland

Winter stars from the constellation Orion, to Taurus stand above Siersburg Castle in Germany.
by:
Gernot Meiser




Stars above Siersburg Castle

Winter stars from Sirius to constellation Orion, and Aldebaran, bright star of Taurus, stand above Siersburg Castle in Germany.
by:
Gernot Meiser




Canopus From the Northern Limit of Visibility

From Orion to Sirius and Canopus (right at the horizon) as seen in a moonlit night of Alborz Mountains.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Milky Way vs. Zodiacal Light above Libyan Desert

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.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Sky above a perfectly flat horizon

The Milky Way in the winter constellations rivals with the Zodiacal Light on the right, as seen above a perfectly flat desert in Libya.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Moon and Jupiter

The crescent Moon approaches the western horizon in a winter night of Sweden mountains. To its upper left is bright planet Jupiter.
by:
P-M Heden




Winter Night and Polar Clouds

In a starry winter night of Sweden mountains near the border with Norway, an aurora streak appears in the northern sky near Ursa Major.
by:
P-M Heden




Aurora, Milky Way, and Nacreous Clouds

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.
by:
P-M Heden




Winter Wanderer

In a winter night of Sweden TWAN photographer searches for best imaging location in the snow-covered landscape of Vallentuna.
by:
P-M Heden




Star Trails above Frozen Lake

Stars and bright planet Jupiter set over the frozen waters of Lake Balaton in hazy moonlit night of winter.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Winter Hexagon and Wolf Moon

In a full moon night of Hungary bright stars of the Winter Hexagon shine above the frozen surface of Lake Balaton.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




TWAN Band

A group of TWAN photographers with an army of photo equipment enjoy the starry sky of Semnan Desert, Iran.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Moon Dream

Clouds pass across the sky in a moonlit winter night of a small village in Brittany of France.
by:
Gernot Meiser




A Winter Night of France

In a late December night of Brittany, bright stars of northern hemisphere's winter sky shine above bare trees.
by:
Gernot Meiser




Sky of Four Seasons

Photographed from Mauna Kea Observatory in Hawaii, these images display the night sky as seen from the northern hemisphere in different seasons.
by:
P.K. Chen




Autumn View

Photographed under dark sky of Mauna Kea Observatory in Hawaii, this large format film exposure has captured the autumn sky in the northern hemisphere.
by:
P.K. Chen




Winter View

Photographed under dark sky of Mauna Kea Observatory in Hawaii, this large format film exposure has captured the winter sky in the northern hemisphere.
by:
P.K. Chen




Stars Above a Joshua Tree

A winter night in Joshua Tree National Park, southeastern California, USA.
by:
Wally Pacholka




Starry Night of Damghan Desert

Winter stars and the Milky Way are photographed in the starry sky of the desert near Damghan, a historic city of Iran.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Lunar Eclipse above Yellowknife

In 2010, on the night of winter solstice in the northern hemisphere, a total lunar eclipse took place.
by:
Yuichi Takasaka




The Winter Solstice

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.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




Starry Winter Landscape

Fresh snow fall has covered Zagros Mountains of Iran under a starry winter night.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Chimney Eclipse

The partial solar eclipse of 4 January 2011 as seen from winter landscape of a Siberian village near Novosibirsk, Russia.
by:
Aleksandr Yuferev




Frozen Eclipse

The partial solar eclipse of 4 January 2011 as seen from winter landscape of Siberia, at the bank of the Berd River near Novosibirsk.
by:
Aleksandr Yuferev




Siberia Eclipse Sunset

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.
by:
Aleksandr Yuferev




Meteor Shower of December

This panoramic view during the peak night of Geminid meteor shower has captured three meteors and the rich beauty of the winter Milky Way.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Orion and the Persian King

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.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Sky Above Iran National Observatory

In a moonlit night of November winter stars rise above Zagros mountains in central Iran.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Analemma Above the Temple of Poseidon

Analemma of the Sun above the Temple of Poseidon (built in 440 BC) at Cape Sounion of Greece.
by:
Anthony Ayiomamitis




Wandering Sun

An animated analemma of the sun above the Temple of Poseidon (built in 440 BC) at Cape Sounion of Greece.
by:
Anthony Ayiomamitis




Geminid Meteors above Sweden

During Geminid meteor shower, a bright shooting star appears above the wall of this ruined Viking church in Sweden.
by:
P-M Heden




Christmas Stars

In a starry night of early winter, the Milky Way in the constellation cassiopeia stands above an old coal shed in Catalonia, Spain.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




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




The World at Night in Black and White

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.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Analemma over Hungary

An analemma, a complete year's solar motion recorded on a single image, is captured above Hungary.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Star Trails in the North

Stars trail around the north celestial pole as photographed above ruins of a Viking church still stands after a thousand winters.
by:
P-M Heden




A Meteor Moment

A bright fireball flashed through clear skies over Mountains in central Iran, near the peak of the annual Geminid Meteor Shower.
by:
Amir H. Abolfath




Aurora During a Total Lunar Eclipse

On the night of winter solstice a total lunar eclipse and dancing lights of aurora are in process over northern Canada.
by:
Yuichi Takasaka




Eclipse and Aurora in Motion

Time-lapse video: On the night of winter solstice a total lunar eclipse and dancing lights of aurora are in process over northern Canada.
by:
Yuichi Takasaka




Starry Sky of an Alien Lake

In a calm evening of Mono Lake in California, dazzling planet Venus accompanies the setting winter constellations of Taurus and Orion.
by:
Wally Pacholka




The King Parade

Winter stars and the Milky Way shine above a large bas relief of ancient Persia.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Winter Stars Rise above Zagros

Photographed from the top of 3600-meter Mount Gargash, stars of Orion and Canis Major rise above Zagros Mountains of Iran during this 4-hour exposure.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Far Far Away

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.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Winter Stars above Bavarian Alps

Over a frozen snow-covered lake at the border of Germany and Austria, bright winter stars shine above the Bavarian Alps.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Bavarian Alps in Moonlight

The first snow in October brought winter scenery to the Bavarian Alps. The Full Moon has strongly illuminated the landscape of this panoramic image.
by:
Bernd Proschold




The Village of Sundials

Winter stars, from constellation Orion to Taurus, and Pleiades star cluster trail above the western horizon of a traditional village in Italy.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Stars and Blossoms

Time-lapse video: Winter stars trail toward the western horizon above a flowered tree near Kashan, central Iran.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Winter All Sky

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.
by:
Amir H. Abolfath




Starry Garage

Winter stars trail to the western horizon during 2 hours of total exposure from an old cars cemetery in Semnan desert of Iran.
by:
Amir H. Abolfath




Mount Gargash Night Panorama

This 360-degree panoramic view is made in a clear moonlit night of November above Mount Gargash in Zagros mountains of central Iran.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Zagros Mountains in Moonlight

In a crystal clear moonlit night of November winter stars rise above Zagros mountains in central Iran, near the town of Kashan.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




All Sky from Both Hemispheres

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.
by:
Tunc Tezel




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




Winter Milky Way

Under dark starry sky bright stars of winter and the Milky Way are captured from a small village.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Unusual Streaks

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




Winter Night of Southern New Zealand

The Milky Way is photographed above Lake Tekapo in the South Island of New Zealand.
by:
P.K. Chen




Captain Cook Sky

The Milky Way and its bright central bulge shines above palm trees at the shore of the Pacific Ocean in a clear winter night of the Cook Islands.
by:
P.K. Chen




Winter Night of Alborz

The constellation Orion, a symbol of winter nights in the northern hemisphere, as seen from a small village in Alborz Mountains of Iran.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Colorful Startrails

Colorful startrails over the remains of 1600-year old palace of Sasan in Sarvestan, southern Iran.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Sky Bridge

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.
by:
Amir H. Abolfath




Zodiacal Light and Perseid Meteors

Under dark starry skies the Zodiacal Light appears brighter than the Milky Way Milky in this mid-August morning view.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Palm Trees and Milky Way

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.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Light of Zodiac

The elongated cone-shaped zodiacal light is photographed from a dark site in central Iran.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Orion Rises above Snowy Peaks

In a clear winter night of village in Alborz Mountain range of Iran, stars of the prominent constellation Orion rises above snow-covered peaks.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Canis Major and Winter Clusters

Canis Major and other constellations of winter nights (in the northern hemisphere) display some of the most beautiful star clusters.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Winter Nightscape

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




Startrails above Caravansary

In a winter moonlit night of central Iran northern stars circle around the north celestial pole above remains of a historic caravansary near Natanz.
by:
Amir H. Abolfath




Iridium Flash above Sky Photographer

By reflecting sunlight toward the Earth, an Iridium communication satellite flares in the evening sky of Teide National Park in Tenerife, Canary Islands.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




Ecliptic New Zealand

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.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Sirius and M41

in this winter scene from a village in Alborz Mountains, bright star Sirius is captured over the south west.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Feel Your Halo

In a winter mountain night of Nagano prefecture in Japan, stars of Taurus (upper right), Orion, and Canis Major surrounds a beautiful lunar halo.
by:
Shingo Takei




Dream View

The night sky is part of our nature, a heritage for all humanity to respect and to enjoy its majestic beauty.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Winter Triangle and Windmill

Three bright stars make Winter Triangle asterism: Sirius, Procyon and Betelgeuse, as seen here above an old windmill in Hungary.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Left From the War Under the Peaceful Sky

Winter stars in the northern hemisphere descent to the western horizon in this spring evening view from Hungary.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Milky Way vs. Zodiacal Light

This skyview above southern France displays the winter Milky Way, arching across horizons. The cone-shape glow on the center is the Zodiacal Light.
by:
Laurent Laveder




Milky Way and Zodiacal Light above Mediterranean

A starry seascape in Antalya province of Turkey.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Stars above Snow-covered Landscape

Starry night above snow-covered landscape of Dal river from Gysinge, a small village near Uppsala, Sweden.
by:
P-M Heden




Orion and Fisher House

Winter stars from Orion to Taurus and Pleiades (upper right) and bright star Capella (top) shine above an Old fisher house facing the Sea of Åland in Sweden.
by:
P-M Heden




Halo Around the Moon

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.
by:
P-M Heden




Hunter Clouds

The most prominent constellation visible from both hemispheres, Orion, the Hunter, is captured among passing clouds above winter landscape.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Orion and Sirius above Panauti Temple

Winter stars of the northern hemisphere nights shine above delicate wooden architecture of the historic Indreshwar temple in Panauti, Nepal.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Snowman Night

Time-lapse video: Orion and winter stars rise above snow-covered Alborz Mountains of Iran in a moonlit night.
by:
Amir H. Abolfath




Winter Sky in Motion

Time-lapse video: inter stars from Sirius to constellation Orion and Taurus sink to western horizon in a partly cloudy night of Kashan, central Iran.
by:
Amir H. Abolfath




Spring Dream

The dreaming scenery is a late winter night when the earliest blossoms appear in the gardens.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Winter Milky Way over Death Valley

Starry sky above erosional landscape of Zabriskie Point in the Death Valley National Park, California.
by:
Wally Pacholka




Alice in Wonderland

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.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Lake Balaton by Moonlight

Bright moonlight at Lake Balaton in Hungary. Winter constellation Orion and Canis Major are visible on the right side and Planet Mars at the upper edge.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Moon Halo

A winter moonlit night near Stockholm, Sweden. The bright "star" on the left of the Moon is planet Mars near its opposition.
by:
P-M Heden




Winter Stars above Dal River

Constellations of northern hemisphere's winter sky are captured above Dal River in Sweden, as seen from the village of Gysinge.
by:
P-M Heden




Setting Winter Stars over Southern Turkey

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.
by:
Tunc Tezel




From Orion to Canopus

Bright star Procyon is visible on the top left and prominent constellation Orion is at upper right.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Desert Camp and Zodiacal Band

An all-sky view from Maranjab Desert of central Iran, made by taking and stitching several wide-angle photos.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Lovely Lulin

The colorful Comet Lulin is seen here rising above bare winter trees, in the company of Saturn and Sigma Leonis.
by:
Doug Zubenel




Essence of Spring

Sirius, constellation Orion, the winter Milky Way, and planet Mars, decorate this starry view above blossomed trees near Shahrud, Iran.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Santa Stargazer

Moonlight illuminates Alborz Mountains and the TWAN photographer in his Christmas custom.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Alborz Starry Winter

In a clear winter night the rising Moon illuminates Alborz Mountains while the winter constellations and the arc of Milky Way approach the western horizon.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




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




Tangent Arcs above Lake Balaton

Atmospheric halos and arcs appear around the Moon in this winter view from Lake Balaton, Hungary.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Kanzelhohe Observatory under Moonlight

Kanzelhohe Observatory is illuminated by the moonlight in this clear winter night of Austrian Alps.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Observatory Fish-Eye View

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.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




The Vitality of Spring

Stars of Orion shines above early blossoms in a later winter night of central Iran.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Night over Himalayan Villages

In a dark starry night of Nagarkot in Nepal, winter stars including the prominent constellation Orion rise above a Himalayan valley of small villages.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




All-Sky in Virtual Reality

See the Milky Way and zodiacal light in a virtual reality view of the all sky from southern France.
by:
Laurent Laveder




Full Moon Sky

Sky photography during a Full Moon night often results in strong illumination like day-light with blue sky nearly empty of stars.
by:
Laurent Laveder




The Hunter Walks

Time-lapse video: In this cold but starry winter night of Sweden, the celestial motion is shown with the movement of constellation Orion.
by:
P-M Heden




Metropolis Lights

The lights of the metropolitan Tehran as seen from above Milad Communication tower.
by:
Amir H. Abolfath




Moonlight on Yukon

Winter stars shine above moonlit winter landscape of Tombstone Pass, North Klondike River, in Yukon territory, northwestern Canada.
by:
Yuichi Takasaka




Aurora Night in Norway

Time-lapse Video: As the night arrives over winter landscape of Fosen, Norway, the northern lights start their inspiring show.
by:
Bernd Proschold




VLBA Stars

A starry night of Mauna Kea, one of the best known observing sites on the planet located at the top of Hawaii.
by:
Wally Pacholka




Canyonlands Starry Sky

The northern hemisphere's winter stars rise above Mesa Arch in the Canyonlands National Park of Utah, United States.
by:
Wally Pacholka




New England Moonlight

A clear moonlit night of winter in New England of North East United States.
by:
Dennis di Cicco




Wolf Moon

The largest full moon of the year 2010, rises at the end of January as seen in this panoramic view from Alaska.
by:
LeRoy Zimmerman




Norway Night

Landscape of Fosen, Norway, lit by northern lights.
by:
Bernd Proschold




Night in a Caravansary

Constellation Orion and bright star Sirius shine in the starry sky of desert as seen in a winter night of Yazd province in central Iran.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Atmospheric Optics in Motion

Time-lapse video: In a freezing winter night of Tänndalen region of Sweden, atmospheric halos and pillars shape around the Moon.
by:
P-M Heden




Halos and Pillars at -34C

In a freezing winter night of Tänndalen region of Sweden, atmospheric halos and pillars shape around the Moon.
by:
P-M Heden




Mars and Windmill

Under bright moonlight, the Red Planet, Mars, shines during its January 2010 close encounter with the Earth as seen above winter landscape of Hungary.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Winter Triangle

Stars of the Winter Triangle shine over the trees of Bakony Mountains in Hungary.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Winter in Moonlight

Winter landscape of Hungary is illuminated by moonlight.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Mediterranean Sky View in Virtual Reality

The winter sky of northern hemisphere is seen here in an all-sky view from the dark shores of Mediterranean Sea in Patara Beach, southern Turkey.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Winter Panorama

A crystal clear winter night above mountains near Kas in southwestern Turkey.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Conjunction in All-Sky View

Winter sky as photographed from the dark shores of Mediterranean Sea in Patara Beach, southern Turkey.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Southern Cross from Orchid Island

In a winter night stars of the Southern Cross appear above the southern horizon of Orchid Island or Lan Yu in Taiwan.
by:
P.K. Chen




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




Sky of Two Hemispheres

Why the familiar figure of Orion stands so different in these two images? The similar night sky scenes are taken from Australia and Iran.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




A Heavenly Night of New Year Eve

Winter stars of Auriga and Taurus, with the bright stars Capella at left and Aldebaran at lower right decorate snow-covered Christmas night of Sweden.
by:
P-M Heden




Starry Night of Hittites

Winter stars, from Orion to Gemini and Canis Minor, rise above the rebuilt walls of the ancient city of Hattusa, a World Heritage Site in Turkey.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Colors of Night

Colorful stars of Orion and Canis Major trail above desert landscape of central Iran in this three-hour photographic exposure.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Solstice Moon from Alaska

The crescent Moon and planet Jupiter shine in a clear December evening of Alaska.
by:
LeRoy Zimmerman




Orange Blue Moon!

The Full Moon rises in the last hours of 2009 above winter landscape of Kansas.
by:
Doug Zubenel




Mojave Desert Fireball

This cosmic sword of Orion is an amazingly bright fireball which was captured during the Geminid meteor shower of 2009.
by:
Wally Pacholka




Geminid Meteor over Monument Valley

On the night of Geminid meteor shower in mid-December, TWAN photographer was fortunate with starry skies after a snow storm in the Monument Valley in USA.
by:
Wally Pacholka




Monument Valley Falling Star

On the night of Geminid meteor shower in mid-December, TWAN photographer found starry skies after a snow storm in the Monument Valley in USA.
by:
Wally Pacholka




Himalayan Skyscape

In this panoramic view of Himalaya moonlight illuminates several famous peaks including Mt. Everest, while winter stars rise in the sky.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Night in the Land of Temples

Winter stars, including the prominent figure of Orion, are captured from Bhaktapur, a World Heritage site of historic temples.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Windmill Surprise

Winter stars rises as the clouds pass above a lonely windmill in Hungary.
by:
Tamas Ladanyi




Starryscape at 69 North

The Moon, northern stars and Aurora Borealis appear above a fjord in the fantastic beauty of Lofoten Islands in northern Norway.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Brittany from Horizon to Horizon

From winter stars to the Summer Milky Way, this panorama displays an autumn starry night of Brittany.
by:
Laurent Laveder




Milky Way and Zodiacal Band

The Milky Way and the zodiacal light are captured in this all-sky view of a winter night from Toros Mountains in southern Turkey.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Sky Dream

Under starry sky of Iran's Fars province, winter constellations rise above Wild Pistachio trees.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Horizon to Horizon

This 360-degree panorama displays zodiacal light and the Milky Way in the early morning sky above a 17th century chapel in Brittany of France.
by:
Laurent Laveder




Light from the Solar System Dust

In this starryscape image of the beginning of Autumn the cone shape zodiacal light and the Milky Way appear in early morning sky of Brittany, France.
by:
Laurent Laveder




Zodiacal Light in Brittany

In this starryscape image of the beginning of Autumn the cone shape zodiacal light and the Milky Way appear in early morning sky of Brittany, France.
by:
Laurent Laveder




Colorful Trails

Bright and colorful winter stars trail in the dark sky of Alamut Valley of Iran during this multi-hour exposure.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Fuji Startrails

Winter constellations from Taurus to Orion and Canis Major sets above the symmetrical cone of Mount Fuji in this time-exposure image.
by:
Shingo Takei




Lake View

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




Alborz Winter Panorama

A panorama of a winter moonlit night at Alborz Mountains.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Trails of the Far East

Winter stars rise from the eastern horizon in this long exposure image from the mountains of South Korea.
by:
Kwon O Chul




Pond Moonlight

Moonlight illuminate a natural pond in Nagano prefecture of Japan.
by:
Shingo Takei




Waterton Stars

A starry night in Waterton Lakes National Park.
by:
Yuichi Takasaka




Nature under the Moonlight

Stars circle around the north celestial pole in a winter moonlit night of Alamut Valley, Iran.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Snow and Stars

The stars of the northern hemisphere winter nights shine above snow-covered landscape of southern Turkey.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Seasons

The pair of startrail long-exposure photos compare the winter and summer sky as seen from Alamut Valley of Iran.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Cars and Stars

The time-lapse video displays passage of time in a winter night on a mountain pass along a main road in Alborz mountains of Iran.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Clouds and Stars above the Volcano

The time-lapse video displays a spring moonlit night of Mount Damavand, a magnificent volcano and the highest mountain in the Middle East.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Acrobats and Stars

Stars above a group of acrobats who are suspended from the height of 30 meters in the main Avenue of Figueres, Spain.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




Comet, Milky Way, and Zodiacal Light

The Great Comet 1997, Hale-Bopp, was the most widely observed comet of the twentieth century.
by:
Doug Zubenel




Matterhorn in Moonlight

A winter night over Matterhorn in the Alps.
by:
Bernd Proschold




Zodiacal Light above Himalayan Hills

The Milky Way with the prominent winter constellations and the cone shape glow of the zodiacal light appear in the eastern horizon before the true dawn.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Alaskan Road

A winter moonlit night in the suburbs of Fairbanks, Alaska.
by:
Shingo Takei




All-sky View of a Lonely Tree

The all-sky view above a lonely tree in southwestern France demonstrates the northern hemisphere winter Milky Way, arching from one horizon to the other.
by:
Laurent Laveder




Mediterranean All-sky View

The winter sky of northern hemisphere is seen here in an all-sky view from the dark shores of Mediterranean Sea in Patara Beach, southern Turkey.
by:
Tunc Tezel




A World-leading Observatory

Mauna Kea's Winter Milky Way stretching from Alpha & Beta Centauri, the Southern Cross, Sirius, Orion, Gemini, and Auriga over the giant telescopes of this world-leading observatory.
by:
Wally Pacholka




River and Celestial Pair

The Moon and Venus couple in the evening sky above the winter landscape of Dal river near Hedesunda, Sweden.
by:
P-M Heden




Winter Rich Field

In a dark winter night, the Milky Way and prominent stars of Orion, Gemini, Canis Major and Minor, shine above Maranjab desert near the Great Salt Lake in central Iran.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Sky above Aegean Sea

Looking west from a rocky hill at the Aegean Seashore in Turkey, this early evening view shows the winter stars arcing above zodiacal light.
by:
Tunc Tezel




The Cosmic Pair in Swedish Winter

The Moon and Venus couple in the evening sky above the winter landscape of Dal river near Hedesunda, Sweden.
by:
P-M Heden




Stars of Orion

Stars of the constellation Orion, the hunter, rise above winter landscape.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Mediterranean Winter Sky

Gems of winter sky as photographed from the dark shores of Mediterranean Sea in Patara Beach, southern Turkey.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Observing From Teide Observatory

Technician and astrophotographer of Teide Observatory Daniel Lopez observes the crystal-clear winter sky with a small telescope from Teide Observatory.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




Catalonia Solar Analemma

If you take a picture of the Sun at the same time each several days, the shape traced out by the Sun over the course of a year is an analemma.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




The Spirit of TWAN Photography

In a winter moonlit night of Alborz Mountains, a TWAN photographer is imaging the starry sky above the highest volcano in the Middle East.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




The Milky Way: Winter vs. Summer

Compare the view of the Milky Way in the summer and winter sky of northern hemisphere.
by:
Kwon O Chul




Starry Night of Gers

In an end of winter night, the stars of northern hemisphere winter sky approach the western horizon behind a village church in southwestern France.
by:
Laurent Laveder




Garden of Stars and Snow

A winter moonlit night in the suburbs of Fairbanks, Alaska. Bright stars of Orion, Taurus, Canis Minor and Gemini are notable above the snow-covered landscape.
by:
Shingo Takei




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




Cottage Night

Stars of northern hemisphere winter nights rise above a lonely cottage near Dal River in Hedesunda, Sweden.
by:
P-M Heden




Stars of a Chanting Tree

In a clear winter night the river of the Milky Way flows above a lonely tree in Alamut Valley of Iran.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Galactic Rise

The band of the Milky Way and prominent stars of the Summer Triangle rise above desert sand dunes.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Winter Deep Field

Click on the little black star-pattern icon, above the image, to see how the night sky has much more than could be viewed with the naked-eye.
by:
Dennis di Cicco




Milky Way and Morning Light

In an early morning of southwestern Turkey as the clouds retreat, the summer Milky Way appear like a false dawn.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Celestial Half Circles and Buddha Stone

Northern stars circle above a temple in South Korea.
by:
Kwon O Chul




Ancient Observatory of Korea

Stars of Orion and Canis Major (with Sirius, just above the monument) pass in the sky of southeastern Korea.
by:
Kwon O Chul




Starry Night of Swedish Mountains

An early January winter night in Swedish Mountains.
by:
P-M Heden




Frozen Moonlight

A winter moonlit night in Sweden.
by:
P-M Heden




Lake View

The bright stars of winter nights and patchy light of the Milky Way, appear through the passing clouds above Lake Salda in southwestern Turkey.
by:
Tunc Tezel




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




Alps Winter Night

A winter night over Matterhorn in the Alps.
by:
Bernd Proschold




Moonlight Volcano

A winter moonlit night of Alborz Mountains in northern Iran
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Normandy Night

A winter night at the coastline of Normandy, France, looking down to unique coastal cliffs of Etretat.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Friuli Night

Winter stars shine above the western horizon of Aiello, a village of sundials in north east Italy.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




The Blue Sky and Orange Castle

In a clear winter evening near Giessen, Germany, the young crescent Moon and planet Venus are seen from a view point of an historic hill-top castle.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Circle `round the Moon

Large halo around the Moon or the sun occurs when high thin clouds containing millions of tiny ice crystals cover much of the sky.
by:
Laurent Laveder




Orion to Canopus

Gems of winter sky as photographed from the dark shores of Mediterranean Sea in Patara Beach, southern Turkey.
by:
Tunc Tezel




The Sound of Cosmos

A starry night of Mauna Kea, one of the best known observing sites on the planet located at the top of Hawaii.
by:
Wally Pacholka




Matterhorn Winter Night

The time-lapse video displays a winter night over Matterhorn in the Alps.
by:
Bernd Proschold




Christmas Trees

Stars of northern hemisphere's winter nights shine above the southern horizon of Vallentuna, at north of Stockholm, Sweden.
by:
P-M Heden




Black and White

Startrails above a winter scene in Alborz Mountains of Iran.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Winter Dream

Prominent stars of constellation Orion rise in a winter moonlit night of Alborz Mountains, Iran.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Four Seasons of Lake Venus

The seasonal change of the sky and landscape is captured in this one-year photo series from a small lake in Turkey.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Winter Night at Banff Springs Hotel

Stars of Orion and Taurus shine in partly cloudy winter sky of Banff National Park of Alberta, Canada.
by:
Yuichi Takasaka




Meteor Watch at -28 C

Meteors pass above winter landscape at Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada.
by:
Yuichi Takasaka




Stars and Swans

Taurus, Orion, and Canis Major line above Mount Fuji in Japan.
by:
Shingo Takei




Stars from Autumn to Spring

Stars of northern hemisphere autumn, winter, and spring nights are lined above a light house in Brittany in this horizon to horizon panorama.
by:
Laurent Laveder




Christmas Night Dream

Stars of northern hemisphere's winter nights shine above the western horizon of Vallentuna, at north of Stockholm
by:
P-M Heden




Cross Conjunction

The triple conjunction of the Moon, Jupiter and Venus in the southwestern sky at sunset.
by:
Doug Zubenel




Alaska Conjunction

The crescent Moon joins the brightest planets of the night sky, Venus and Jupiter, in this image from Alaska.
by:
LeRoy Zimmerman




To the North

Northern startrails in a winter night of Nobeyama, Nagano, Japan.
by:
Shingo Takei




Mount Fuji under Moonlight

Moonlight has illuminated Mount Fuji, the world-known natural symbol of Japan.
by:
Shingo Takei




Milky Way and Zodiacal Light

In an early morning sky of La Palma the zodiacal light stretches many degrees above the horizon and merged with the winter Milky Way.
by:
Serge Brunier




Poet and Photographer

In a cold night of Alborz Mountains, the constellation Perseus and the Pleiades star cluster rise above Yush traditional village in Mazandaran, Iran.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Winter Sky

Winter sky is dominated by dazzling colorful stars, from Aldebaran (top), to stars of Orion (center), and Sirius (bottom).
by:
Tunc Tezel




Stars of Mount Fuji

Winter constellations from Taurus to Orion and Canis Major with the dazzling star Sirius line above Mount Fuji.
by:
Shingo Takei




Stars above the Stone Buddha

The winter stars trail above a stone Buddha statue on Mount Hwawangsan in South Korea.
by:
Kwon O Chul




Arc Above the Arches

In this panoramic view the magnificent Milky Way arches over the spectacular Arches National Park in Utah, USA.
by:
Wally Pacholka




Venus and Hyakutake

Comet Hyakutake is about to set on the very last night it was visible to the photographer.
by:
Doug Zubenel




From Orion to Cassiopeia

Stars of northern hemisphere autumn and winter nights are lined in a column above the Pointe du Raz in France.
by:
Laurent Laveder




Desert Solstice

During the Northern Hemisphere's first day of winter the sun travels its lowest path across the daytime sky.
by:
Dennis Mammana




From the Slopes of Himalaya

Watching the night sky from slopes of Himalaya near Nainital in north India.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




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




Winter Night of Korea

Northern stars circle above a historic Pagoda in Korea in a clear winter night.
by:
Kwon O Chul




Pagoda Night

Winter stars trail above a historic Pagoda in Iksan, Korea.
by:
Kwon O Chul




Meteor above Windows

Bright winter stars and a passing meteor above Arches National park.
by:
Wally Pacholka




Orion over Joshua Tree

The tortured landscape of Death Valley is highlighted by the surreal presence of Joshua Trees.
by:
Doug Zubenel




Cottage Night

Relaxing in a traditional balcony of a cottage and watching the starry sky of Alamut valley, Iran.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Roadside Inn of Old Times

The line of setting winter stars above remains of a historic caravansary (caravanserai) near Natanz of Iran.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Seasons

In this all-sky fisheye composite image the daily trail of the sun are shown in three special days.
by:
Tunc Tezel




An Interesting Comparison

The zodiacal light extends toward the band of winter Milky Way in this fisheye view.
by:
Doug Zubenel




The North West Winter

Aurora lights in a winter moonlit night of Prelude Lake, Northwest Territories of Canada.
by:
Yuichi Takasaka




Forest Eclipse

The eclipsed Moon sets behind the forest hills.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Siberian Zodiacal Light

Morning false down or Zodiacal Light above green summer planes of Siberia.
by:
Aleksandr Yuferev




Silhouette X 4

A winter night startrail image from Kansas.
by:
Doug Zubenel




Icebound Sunset

A winter sunset on the partly frozen waters of Gulf of Saint Lawrence, eastern Canada.
by:
Yuichi Takasaka




The First Ever Analemma

the first successful photograph of the solar analemma ever made.
by:
Dennis di Cicco




Norway Cosmic Scenery

Time-lapse video of cosmic motions over the winterly Trollheimen, Norway.
by:
Bernd Proschold




Winter Stars Through Aurora

Northern Lights in a winter night of Canada
by:
Yuichi Takasaka




White Covered

A freezing mid-winter moonlight night at Asalem Pass of Gilan province, northern Iran
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Wild Iris

In a windy spring evening of Alborz Mountains the moonlight reveals a rare group of wild Iris flowers
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Spirit

The wonder of comet Hyakutake among dancing aurora.
by:
LeRoy Zimmerman




Spacegate

The space odyssey reminding image has taken from Rock Pyramids in Kansas.
by:
Doug Zubenel




Setting Hexagon

Stars of Winter Hexagon with all the prominent constellationss set above a small lake in Turkey.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Happy Spring

Moonlight on early blossom of spring in villages of Zagros Mountains.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Alpine Moonlight

Moon and the winter stars above the Vanoise Massif, a mountain range in the Graian Alps in the western part of the Alps.
by:
Serge Brunier




Zodiacal Light and the False Dawn

Zodiacal light under dark sky of Namibia.
by:
Stefan Seip




Alborz in Moonlight

Stars of summer constellations and the Milky Way rise over Alborz Mountains of Iran
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Alborz in Twilight

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




Winter Delight

A winter starry night in southern Sweden.
by:
P-M Heden




Rock Tomb Night

Winter stars above one of the most prominent Lycian rock tombs in seaside of Kas harbour in Turkey.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Winter Night of Alborz

Winter stars of Orion and Canis Major set over snow-covered scenery in a clear moonlight night of Alborz Mountains of Iran.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




New England Winter Night

A clear moonlight night of winter in New England of North East United States.
by:
Dennis di Cicco




Under the Blanket of Stars

The photographer's little girl looks up at the blanket of winter stars over Vallentuna of Sweden.
by:
P-M Heden




Thaddeus Cathedral

The historic Thaddeus Cathedral in moonlight, in a clear winter morning after a snow storm.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Scenic Winter Delight

Orion constellation and the bright Sirius make for a perfect backdrop to this snowy landscape in Plateau Creek Canyon, Colorado.
by:
Thad VSoske




Sistan Winter Night

Winter stars, from Sirius to stars of Orion and Taurus (including Pleiades at top) over the 2000-year old ruins of ancient Persia.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Arctic Stratospheric Cloud

A wonderful but very cold winter evenings in Sweden when the rare Nacreous clouds appeared over an old windmill
by:
P-M Heden




Night of Firouzkooh

Winter stars trails in clear sky of Firouzkooh in Alborz mountain range of Iran.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




A Church Open to the Sky

Winter stars over Languidou Chapel historic ruins of Brittany, France
by:
Laurent Laveder




Uludag Winter

Orion rise over snow-covered peaks of Uludağ Mountain; the ancient Mysian Olympus.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Secret of the Night

Sirius and Stars of Orion grace the winter sky of Ira village in Alborz mountains.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Evening and Morning Triangle

The Summer Triangle is not just an asterism for summer nights of northern observers
by:
Tunc Tezel




The Burnt City

Winter stars from Sirius (at left) to Pleiades (at right) over 5000-year old archeological site of Shahr-e Sukhteh.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Holmes and the Cliff

Comet Holmes, a month after it's historic eruption, in constellation of Perseus, above winter landscape in Alborz Mountain Range.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




Sistan Winter Night

Winter stars and the bright Mars (at opposition) over 2000-year old ruins of ancient Persia above Mount Khajeh
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




The Winter Milky Way

Bright stars and dim Milky Way of Winter over Abant Lake nature park in Turkey.
by:
Tunc Tezel




Winter Fisheye

All sky view through a fisheye lens shows stars of winter sky.
by:
Tunc Tezel




A Church Open to the Sky

Winter stars over Languidou Chapel ruins of France.
by:
Laurent Laveder




Venus and Winter Trees

Planet Venus over a winter scenary in Brittany of France.
by:
Laurent Laveder




Colorful Horizon

After a colorful winter sunset the crescent moon shines above the western horizon of Vallentuna lake in Sweden.
by:
P-M Heden




Alpine Twilight

Winter constellations gently rise over the mountains of the Southern Alps
by:
Serge Brunier




Starry Night of the Volcano

A winter night on the high altitude slopes of Mount Damavand, the highest volcano in Asia.
by:
Babak A. Tafreshi




The Volcano Twilight

The end of a winter night on the slopes of Mount Damavand, the highest volcano in Asia.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Moonlit night of Taj Mahal

Winter stars from Sirius at top right to Canopus near the horizon, over Yamuna rover and Taj Mahal
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Winter Hexagon

The Winter Hexagon is a celestial asterism
by:
Stefan Seip




Winter Palace

Winter stars over the 1600-year old palace of Sasan in Sarvestan, Fars Province, Iran
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Closer to the Stars

Stars of the Summer Triangle in the last hour of a winter night near the village of Mesr, Iran.
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Mountain Village

Winter stars over a mountain village in the Alborz mountain range
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Babak A. Tafreshi




Winter Solstice

The path of the Sun above San Sebastian, Spain on the day of the winter solstice.
by:
Juan Carlos Casado




Starry night of Yosemite

Sirius accompanied by other winter stars over 188-meter tall Bridalveil Fall, Yosemite Valley, California, USA
by:
Wally Pacholka




All green

The northern lights above Alaska.
by:
Dennis Mammana




The winter rise

Winter stars rising over 1600-year old Sasan palace near the town of Sarvestan in southern Iran.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Winter passage

Winter stars rising during a 3-hour exposure at a 1600-year old palace of Persian Sasanid kings.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Bull and Orion

Stars of Orion on a winter night at Persepolis, a 2500-year old palace complex of ancient Persia in southern Iran.
by:
Oshin D. Zakarian




Promise of Winter

Night at Monts d'Arrée (Finistère) in France.
by:
Laurent Laveder




Quimper evening

Winter constellations set in the early evening spring sky of Quimper, France.
by:
Laurent Laveder




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