The iconic landmark of Lisbon, the Belém Tower, at night.
The night sky in a moonlit night above tea plantation area on Sao Miguel Island of Azores, Portugal.
A fireball joins the Moon and the parade of planets Venus, Jupiter, and Mars in the morning sky.
The twin Keck telescopes beam lasers to the atmosphere on Mauna Kea, the top of Hawaii.
The band of the Milky Way, our home galaxy, rises over large research telescopes on the top of La Palma.
In a moonlit night of November the night sky is photographed over the autumn landscape of June Lake and Sierra Nevada mountains in California.
The bright winter stars photographed in a moonlit night of La Palma, Canary Islands.
Colorful stars of constellation Orion, the Hunter, are rising in this time-exposure image from the European Southern Observatory, Chile.
A dark starry night in the Lut Desert, southeast Iran. Stars in Persues and Taurus appear over a thousand-years old tower in this remote desert.
A moonlit night at 5000 meters high on Andes. The foreground is an icy forest of penitentes; thin spikes of hardened snow or ice.
From the bank of river Moselle in Germany, the town and spectacular castle of Cochem appears in the evening twilight.
A fireball (bright meteor) streaks the sky above Grand Canyon during the Taurid meteor shower.
In this morning twilight view from island of Djerba, Tunisia, the crescent Moon is in close conjunction with planet Jupiter.
Pleiades and other stars of constellation Taurus, the Bull shine above a large bas relief of ancient Persia.
Evening twilight fades to darkness and planet Jupiter in the constellation Taurus, the Bull, appears over the Kitt Peak Observatory and lights of Tucson.
A dream of every amateur astronomer, an observatory some feet away from your bedroom!
Horseshoe Bend, in Glen Canyon along the Colorado River in Arizona, shows off deep blues and purples in this morning twilight shot.
The last rays of the Moon, before setting, shines on a giant red rock in the Atacama Desert, where ancient civilizations left petroglyphs.
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.
Jupiter rises above a magnificent desert mesquite tree in the Death valley, California.
A bright meteor appears in the early morning sky.
Stars trail over the lights of Rio De Janeiro in Brazil.
In this timelapse video a passing satellite is captured while orbiting the Earth, tumbling around it self and flashing in the sky.
The Moon meets with Venus over the World Heritage heart of Trier, Germany.
In a crystal clear night of La Palma, Canary Islands, stars rise over one of the two 17-meter Magic Telescope.
Starry Sky of Austrian Alps as photographed from inside an observatory for amateur astronomers.
Stars appear above the misty dreaming view of Himalayas in the World Heritage Sagarmatha National Park of Nepal.
Starry Sky of Austrian Alps as photographed from Ferien Observatory of a well-located Guest House in Emberger Alm.
A sky photographer enjoys a starry winter night. Bright stars of Orion, Canis Major, Taurus, and Auriga, and the band of the Milky Way are captured.
Bright stars of northern hemisphere winter nights approach the western horizon above Dizin ski resort in Alborz Mountains of Iran.
From Orion to Sirius and Canopus (right at the horizon) as seen in a moonlit night of Alborz Mountains.
In a late autumn night of Saadat Shahr, a small farming town in Fars province of Iran, two young amateur astronomers enjoy the beauty of night sky.
Fresh snow fall has covered Zagros Mountains of Iran under a starry winter night.
Winter stars and the Milky Way shine above a large bas relief of ancient Persia.
Stars of the Winter Hexagon rise in a dark night of Alborz Mountains. The Milky Way and the zodiacal light are visible through the passing clouds.
Winter stars, from constellation Orion to Taurus, and Pleiades star cluster trail above the western horizon of a traditional village in Italy.
Under dark starry sky bright stars of winter and the Milky Way are captured from a small village.
The night sky is part of our nature, a heritage for all humanity to respect and to enjoy its majestic beauty.
The dreaming scenery is a late winter night when the earliest blossoms appear in the gardens.
Two bright meteors of Geminid Meteor Shower are captured in the constellations Orion and Taurus above a winter landscape.
In this panoramic view of Himalaya moonlight illuminates several famous peaks including Mt. Everest, while winter stars rise in the sky.
Under starry sky of Iran's Fars province, winter constellations rise above Wild Pistachio trees.
Night arrives in the remote Saharan desert of Tassili National park.
A panorama of a winter moonlit night at Alborz Mountains.
Stars of constellation Centaurus shine above bizarre rock formation in the World Heritage Site of Tassili National Park in Sahara.
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.
In a moonlit night of fall, stars of the northern hemisphere autumn nights shine above the forest around the monastery of Geghard.
A winter night at the coastline of Normandy, France, looking down to unique coastal cliffs of Etretat.
Winter stars shine above the western horizon of Aiello, a village of sundials in north east Italy.
Fast moving clouds above a giant cliff in Zagros Mountains of central Iran, shape in a ghost like face.
Stars of Perseus and Taurus rise above storm clouds and lightnings.
Watching the night sky from slopes of Himalaya near Nainital in north India.
Winter stars, from Sirius to stars of Orion and Taurus (including Pleiades at top) over the 2000-year old ruins of ancient Persia.
The stars of Orion, Taurus, the Pleiades and Perseus above the moonlit 2500-year old tomb of Xerxes.
Amateur astronomers observe a rare occultation of Pleiades star cluster by the young crescent Moon in the evening sky.
Winter stars over the 1600-year old palace of Sasan in Sarvestan, Fars Province, Iran
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