In challenging weather clear sky arrived on this colorful twilight with the Moon silver shining just above the horizon.
Antares rises with the Milky Way band above desert mountains in Chile.
The Great American Eclipse on 2017 August 21 above Wyoming.
A very close conjunction of Venus and Jupiter paired the brightest planets in the Earth sky.
The grand planetary alignment over Santiago de Chile, with Venus, Mercury, & Jupiter along with the Moon.
This desert view toward sunset from the summit of Cerro Las Campanas in the remote Chilean Andes was amazing.
The closest star beyond our Solar System has a potentially habitable planet.
The warm glow and the clouds created amazing and a bit mystic atmosphere.
The Large & Small Magellanic Clouds, our neighboring dwarf galaxies at 160,000 & 200,000 light years away.
Scenic night driving in Chliean Andes.
The rising full moon over the 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.
Those are not clouds. This isn't aurora either.
A giant sequoia tree under the stars.
Where do astronomers stay at the observatory?
No, this is not light pollution nor clouds in the night sky.
In twilight's embrace at Sequoia National Park in California.
The falls is located in Big Sur of California, an incredible place by itself.
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