The night sky over Kilauea, a shield volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii.
A fireball during the Geminid meteor shower is captured the edge of this fisheye image.
Morning breaks on the Roque de Los Muchachos observatory, on La Palma, Canary Islands.
Orion and Gemini rise above lights of Bursa in this summer morning view. But there is more that.
The Geminid meteor shower in action over snow covered peaks of Mt Uludag in Turkey.
The Milky Way arcs across the pristine starry sky of Mauna Kea Observatories.
This all-sky view from Lake Iznik near Bursa, Turkey, displays the setting winter stars (right) and the coming spring.
Bright winter stars appear above mountain fortress of Alamut, next to the village of Gazor Khan in the Alborz mountains.
Planets Jupiter (the brighter) and Mars meet over the eastern horizon in this telephoto view during the morning twilight.
Castor and Pollux and M44 shine above Mitten Buttes in the Monument Valley
The Grand Canyon shapes the northern horizon as seen from the Mather Point on the south rim of the canyon.
The evening twilight fades to dark starry night over the Monument Valley at the border of Utah and Arizona in the United States.
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.
What are the unusual streaks of light at the right edge of this image near the belt of Orion?
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.
In this evening twilight of Spring the crescent moon in the constellation Gemini sets over Toros Mountains, near Kas in southern Turkey.
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.
Two meteors of the 2009 Geminid meteor shower are captured along with prominent constellations Orion and Canis Major.
The annual Geminid meteor shower displayed a fascinating show in 2009, the best seen Geminid shower for many sky observers.
Conjunction of the Moon and Venus in constellation Gemini, with Mars further up in Taurus, and the prominent Orion on the left.
As the evening darkness arrives at the ancient city of Sardis in Turkey, the stars of Gemini (the Twins) and Auriga sets behind Sardis Gymnasium, the best preserved part of the city.
Stars of Winter Hexagon with all the prominent constellationss set above a small lake in Turkey.
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