The long-exposure photo above features the waxing crescent Moon setting behind the Arrabida Mountains in Portugal.
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Sometimes a morning sky can be a combination of serene and surreal. Such a sky perhaps existed before sunrise this past Sunday as viewed from
In early December 2010, I carefully planned to capture a “close” encounter between the slender old Moon and the Basilica of Superga, perched high on
The Moon rose in predawn skies with early morning risers, a tantalizing view of earthshine, the dark portion of the lunar disk illuminated by sunlight
It’s happening. Saturn and Jupiter are moving closer and will soon appear in almost exactly the same direction.
These are the impressive winners of the 2016 Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year.
In the foreground of this breathtaking image are the Pinnacles, then is a bright crescent Moon and arching across the top is the central band
The inner planets Venus and Mercury in this beautiful image, can never wander far from the Sun in Earth’s sky. Image © Tamas Ladanyi
As dawn broke on March 27, the center of the Milky Way Galaxy stood almost directly above the European Southern Observatory’s Paranal Observatory. Image ©
Comet PanSTARRS (C/2011 L4), sweeping quickly through southern skies toward the western horizon in this twilight scene. The foreground is Australia’s CSIRO Parkes Radio Telescope,