This dinosaur is one of the sculptures in this Southern California desert community with protected dark skies.
A cloud left by a missile test launch from a submarine of the coast of San Diego.
A fireball flashes in the sky during the Perseid Meteor Shower in August.
The Milky Way and impressive sculptures scattered around the desert community of Borrego Springs.
Rising moon and one of the impressive sculptures in the desert community of Borrego Springs, California.
The autumn Milky Way is photographed over one of many impressive sculptures scattered around the desert community of Borrego Springs, California.
During the predawn hours the Milky Way arched over one of many impressive metal sculptures scattered around the desert community of Borrego Springs, California.
Stargazers gathered with TWAN photographer and astronomy educator Dennis Mammana in Anza-Borrego Desert to peer out into the dark sky.
On this night an extremely strong geomagnetic storm sparked displays of the aurora borealis across much of the US, even in the southern California.
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.
A wildfire at the Southern California’s Anza-Borrego Desert is photographed under stars.
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.
A group of amateur astronomers hover around a toasty campfire preparing for a total lunar eclipse.
The light from the moon interacts with the cloud droplets and high ice crystals in the desert sky to create this colorful scene of a lunar corona.
Northern stars trail above flower filled spring landscape of Anza-Borrego Desert in the Southern California.
A sky photographer prepares for a night of enjoyment under starry sky of the Southern California.
The young crescent Moon meets with Venus in the early evening sky of Anza-Borrego Desert, Southern California.
The desert of Southern California was illuminated by the most unusual of light - that of the aurora borealis.
During the Northern Hemisphere's first day of winter the sun travels its lowest path across the daytime sky.
This magnificent arc of color appeared unexpectedly in Southern California's Anza-Borrego Desert for only a short time.
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