Comet Lovejoy (C/2014 Q2) streaming through the pale neon sky over Paranal on 20 January 2015. The Pleiades, a tight bundle of electric blue, also appear in the direction of Lovejoy’s tail.
Credit: ESO/G. Hüdepohl (atacamaphoto.com)
Conjunction at Sunset (Moon and Venus)
Image Credit: Stefano De Rosa
Aldebaran, Venus, Jupiter and Pleiades – Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Image credit: Luis Argerich
A Partial Solar Eclipse over Texas
Image Credit: Jimmy Westlake (Colorado Mountain College) & Linda Westlake
Mars Rising Through Arch Rock
Credit: Wally Pacholka (Astropics)
A Rocket Launch at Sunset (The bright spot below is Venus)
Credit: Nick Hilton (fottostudio.com
Thunderstorms almost spoiled this view of the spectacular June 15 total lunar eclipse. Instead, storm clouds parted for 10 minutes during the total eclipse phase and lightning bolts contributed to the dramatic sky.