Antares rises with the Milky Way band above desert mountains in Chile.
The closest star beyond our Solar System has a potentially habitable planet.
The Large & Small Magellanic Clouds, our neighboring dwarf galaxies at 160,000 & 200,000 light years away.
Scenic night driving in Chliean Andes.
On the summer nights (in the southern hemisphere) the Milky Way perfectly aligns along the meridian.
This is a pre-dawn view from Carnegie Las Campanas observatory located in the south of Atacama desert in Chile.
The falls is located in Big Sur of California, an incredible place by itself.
This is the view from just outside of astronomer's hotel at Paranal observatory in Atacama desert, Chile.
The rising Milky Way perfectly aligned with a local palm tree forming the perfect Desert Flower.
Did you ever wonder what is the real color of the night sky? Anything but black! Airglow defines that.
View of the Milky Way and Zodiacal Light (with Venus shining inside) from ALMA site at the elevation of 5000 m.
The Milky Way and Zodiacal Light from Atacama Desert in Chile.
An interesting alignment of OGLE telescope and the Milky Way in Chile.
The night sky here is shining in orangish color due to oxygen airglow emission in the upper atmosphere.
You can witness such a spectacular view if you happen to drive in Chilean Andes in April.
The Milky Way and the totally eclipse moon hang over domes of the twin 6.5 meter Magellan telescopes.
After sunset an exceptionally intense, reddish airglow flooded this Chilean winter nightscape.
This all-skyscape was taken 5,100m above sea level, from the Chajnantor Plateau in the Chilean Andes.
The annual Lyrid meteor shower peaks on April 22nd.
From a radiant in Gemini, the annual Geminid meteor shower rains down on Earth each year in mid-December.
Over five hours of several exposures captured this photo-composite of meteor streaks and the Milky Way.
storm clouds do sometimes come to Atacama desert, known as the driest place on Earth.
As far as the eye could see, it was a dark night but intense airglow was visible to the camera.
The Large and Small Magellanic Clouds above Cerro Paranal observatory.
Panoramic view of the night sky over Cerro Paranal during a total lunar eclipse.
Venus and Jupiter are paired above the setting band of the Milky Way.
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