Category: NIGHT

The 10 Brightest Stars in the Night Sky (sourc…

The 10 Brightest Stars in the Night Sky (source)

  1. Sirius
  2. Canopus
  3. Rigil Kentaurus 
  4. Arcturus
  5. Vega
  6. Capella 
  7. Rigel
  8. Procyon
  9. Achernar
  10. Betelgeuse

Orion constellation by MASAHIRO MIYASAKA 

Orion constellation by

MASAHIRO MIYASAKA 

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Moon and Venus

Moon and Venus

Credit: U. Reichert

Comet Lovejoy (C/2014 Q2) streaming through th…

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)

Engraved in rock, these ancient petroglyphs …

Engraved in rock, these ancient petroglyphs are abundant in the Teimareh valley, located in the Zagros Mountains of central Iran. They likely tell a tale of hunters and animals found in the middle eastern valley 6,000 years ago or more, etched by artists in a prehistoric age. In the night sky above are star trails etched by the rotation of planet Earth during the long composite exposure made with a modern digital camera.

Image Credit: Babak Tafreshi (TWAN)

Mars Rising Through Arch Rock Credit: Wally …

Mars Rising Through Arch Rock 

Credit: Wally Pacholka (Astropics)

Moon and Venus by frankastro

Moon and Venus by

frankastro

Lunar Eclipse 2011 Image credit: Eddie Tri…

Lunar Eclipse 2011

Image credit:

Eddie Trimarchi

Flight Through Orion Featuring Four Nabulae …

Flight Through Orion Featuring Four Nabulae and Two Flash Illuminated Engines – Aug 5, 2007.

Image Credit:

Joseph Brimacombe

Conjunction: Moon, Venus and Pleiades – Mecury…

Conjunction: Moon, Venus and Pleiades – Mecury and Venus – Moon and Venus

by: Hisayoshi Kato