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
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
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
The two bright planets Venus and Jupiter are framed by the National Solar Observatory’s McMath-Pierce Solar Telescope in this astronomical scene.
Reflection nebulas reflect light from a nearby star. Many small carbon grains in the nebula reflect the light. The blue color typical of reflection nebula
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
In astronomy, the Pleiades (1885 The Pleiades by symbolist painter Elihu Vedder), or Seven Sisters (Messier object 45), is an open star cluster containing middle-aged
This band is the disk of our spiral galaxy. Since we are inside this disk, the band appears to encircle the Earth. The above spectacular
The long-exposure photo above features the waxing crescent Moon setting behind the Arrabida Mountains in Portugal.