The above image shows the sword of Dom Nuno Alvares Pereira appearing to pierce the waning crescent Moon. It was captured in Portel, Portugal a
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Willian Souza captured this photo of the Crescent Moon, Pleiades and Mercury on April 26, 2009.
The photo above showing the constellation of Auriga looming over the Monastery of Saint George was taken from Vourgareli, Greece. Photographer: Stavros Hios
The Nebra Sky Disk, considered by some scientists as the oldest known illustration of the night sky.
A colorful aurora over Iceland, also reflected in the central crater lake of the volcano, captured from the top of the caldera. Credit Sigurdur William
All of the other aurora watchers had gone home. By 3:30 am in Iceland, on a quiet night last September, much of that night’s auroras
Researchers at NASA and its university partners are using supercomputer to simulate Sun’s magnetic field loops, to learn how they emerge, heat the sun’s outer
The Royal Observatory Greenwich presents the winning images of Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2012. This free exhibition showcases some incredible images of the sky,
Bright Venus and Jupiter still rise together before dawn. The peaceful waters by a small lakeside house near Stuttgart, Germany reflect their graceful arcing trails
Early morning dog walkers got a visual treat last week as bright stars and planets appeared to line up. In this image, it is easily