Venus, that now appears as Earth’s brilliant morning star, rose predawn in this stunning time series, in a close pairing with an old crescent Moon
This view of a crescent moon rising and the cusp of Earth’s atmosphere, was tweeted by Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Koichi Wakata, on Feb.
A crescent Venus shines along the western horizon with the slender, young crescent Moon, at dusk in this winter sky. Image © Christoph Malin (TWAN)
On this part of the Earth, it was almost nighttime. The new Moon was almost invisible and only a thin sliver was visible. Half masked
This stunning new image by astrophotographer Thierry Legault was taken the morning on July 8 and is the youngest possible lunar crescent, with the “age”
The Voyager 2 spacecraft camera captured the gas giant planet Neptune and its cloudy moon Triton together in crescent phase.
The largest artifical moon of the Earth, the International Space Station, streaks through this lovely sky with clouds in silhouette against the fading light of
The Moon and Venus converged, creating quite a sight by itself for sky enthusiasts around the globe. From some locations, though, the sky was even
Earthshine is Earthlight illuminating the Moon’s night side. Taken on Nowruz, the March 20 equinox, from Esfahan, Iran, this telescopic image captures strong Earthshine from
The limb of the Earth is a work of awesome beauty and a gift to science. When observed from space, the palette of gaseous layers